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Hajj Commission announces 2015 Hajj fares

03 July 2015, 06:52

Abuja - The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Thursday announced the 2015 Hajj fares with a call on relevant bodies to speed up the process of collecting and remitting the fare to the commission.

A statement signed by the commission’s Head of Media, Alhaji Uba Mana in Abuja, said that early collection and remittance was imperative to facilitate early conclusion of arrangements.

According to the statement, the northern departure zones are: minimum fare N758,476.59 (with 750-dollar Basic Travel Allowance (BTA); medium fare N798,476 (with 1,000-dollar BTA); and maximum fare N897,476 (with 1,500-dollar BTA).

Also read: Buhari asks Commission to address corruption in Hajj, Umrah

The southern departure zones include:minimum fare N766,556 (with 750-dollar BTA) , medium fare (with 1,000-dollar BTA) N806,556 while the maximum fare was put at N905,556(with $1,500 BTA).

It, however, noted that the cost of Hajj fare components which included suitcases and uniform to be used by the pilgrims, were to be determined by the State Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards, agencies and commissions.



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