Bauchi state has expressed readiness to provide best accomodation for it’s pilgrims amidst of scarcity of accomodation in Makkah.
The Executive Secretary of the Bauchi Pilgrims’ Board Imam Abdurrahman Ibrahim Idris reaffirmed this from Saudi Arabia while leading team who are inspecting Makkah accomodation and kitchen arrangements to state pilgrims as prior condition for negotiation. Saying the pre-Hajj visit is to provide level playing ground for the success of 2023 Hajj excercise.
He noted that Governor Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad administration has prioritised the well-being of pilgrims so as to enable them attend an acceptable Hajj and get value of their money.
Lamenting on the on-going demolition of many accomodations previously used by Nigerian pilgrims, being part of Saudi Arabian development plan, Imam Abdurrahman assured that Bauchi would maintain its position as a provider of best accomodation to the pilgrims.
He therefore used the medium to called on intending pilgrims who made less than *N2.5M* as their Hajj deposit to top up, while awaiting the announcement of final fare by NAHCON.
He further advised those who has made up to *N2.5M* deposit and are yet to get their E-registration form to rush to their pay point center for getting the form and immediately return after filling for due registration.