The NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, also thanked Nigerians for their support for the Hajj operations.
Author: Ismail Bello Ozugha
Chairman, Ghana Hajj Board and Presidential Coordinator, Ben Abdallah Banda, made the request on Tuesday.
The organisation advised in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Malam Ibrahim Mohammed, on Saturday in Makkah.
The immediate past Lagos Commissioner for Home Affairs disclosed this while addressing a press conference organised by the Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to brief the press about the 2023 Hajj operations at Al Dera Hotel, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
The first flight carrying the first batch of 426 Nigerian pilgrims and one official Tuesday afternoon left King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Sultan Abubakar International Airport, Sokoto aboard Flynas aircraft. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) confirmed the flight on Tuesday in Makkah Saudi Arabia. The first flight marks the beginning of the homeward journey of the Nigerian pilgrims who participated in the just concluded hajj exercise in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It would be recalled that the Head of Aviation Matters of NAHCON, Engr. Mohammed Goni Sanda on Sunday at the post Arafah meeting…
The Head of Medical Mission, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Dr. Usman Galadima, confirmed the figure on Sunday.
The Head of Aviation Matters of NAHCON, Engineer Mohammed Goni Sanda, made the announcement at the post-Arafah meeting held in Makkah.
The Nigerian pilgrims numbered, over 95,000, including their officials, were part of triumphant pilgrims.
This is coming as over 95,000 Nigerian pilgrims prayed for peace, progress and stability of the Nigerian nation.
The pilgrims, including over 95,000 Nigerians, are expected to spend the whole of Monday in provided tents in Mina.
The NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Friday
This was just as it empathised with intending pilgrims unable to participate in this year’s hajj for whatever reason.
This was contained in the latest 2023 Hajj Airlift Update released by the Commission on Wednesday afternoon.
This was revealed on the Commission’s Facebook page with the title: “GPS application notification for 2023 Hajj.”
This is contained in a statement the Chief Imam personally signed.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Director, Information and Publications, Mousa Ubandawaki.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Sunday reiterated its commitment to transport all registered pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj..
The Deputy Coordinator was accompanied on the facility tour by the Company of Mutawwif (service provider) Liaison Officer, Dr. Aliyu Tanko, Saudi Liaison Officer, Ustaz Lamin Abubakar and some members of the National Media Team.
Speaking at the meeting of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Ambassador Lawal said the demand for hajj seats by Nigerian Muslims had increased in recent years.
The advice was contained in an internal memo to all medical team members, NAHCON staff and pilgrims.