The FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said that it will begins the registration of 2019 intending Pilgrims from Monday.
This was contained in a statement signed by the board PRO Alh Muhammed Lawal Aliyu.
The statement further said that intending pilgrims will have to pay a minimum of N500,000.00 (five hundred thousand) as first installment deposit for the exercise.
“Intending pilgrims are expected to be depositing average of N500,000.00 monthly for 3 months to enable them deposit a total of N1,500,000.00 by February 2019 pending the announcement of final hajj fare by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria”.
The board urges “intending pilgrims to pay via a bank draft payable to FCT MUSLIM PILGRIMS WELFARE BOARD and thereafter submit the draft to FCT Muslim Pilgrims Boards officials at any of the 6 area councils of the FCT to book for seat for the 2019 hajj exercise.
The statement further warned intending pilgrims to avoid payment by cash as ‘no cash payment would be entertained’.