Unutilized Hajj Deposits: Katsina Govt. makes refunds to 2019 Pilgrims

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Over Three thousand One Pilgrims who Performed the 2019 Hajj will receive Refund for Unutilized Pilgrims Hajj Deposits from Saudi Ministry of Hajj Affairs,  the Executive Director of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu Kuki has said.

He spoke to newsmen while supervising the refunds exercise.

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Alhaji Kuki said Governor Aminu Bello Masari granted approval for the commencement of the refund exercise through the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

He disclosed that only pilgrims who paid their hajj fares directly through the Board and those offered government slots are entitled for the refund.

Alhaji Kuki said the refund is for services not rendered to the pilgrims by the Saudi authorities while in the holy land, assuring  the pilgrims of Governor Masari’s commitment towards improvement of the welfare of pilgrims from the state.

He advised the 2020 Hajj Intending Pilgrims who rolled-over their deposit to the 2021 Hajj to complete their Hajj Deposit to avoid losing their Hajj Slots.

He expressed appreciation to NAHCON for the support and cooperation in the conduct of the Board’s primary assignment of organising a hitch free Hajj Operation.  of the Board.

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