The first batch of Kaduna State intending pilgrims for this year’s hajj will be departing Kaduna International Airport to Prince Muhammad Bn Al-Saud in Madina this Tuesday
The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Pilgrims Agency, Yusuf Ar-Rigasiyyu confirmed this in an interview with newsman at the Mando hajj camp, Kaduna.
The Executive Secretary disclosed that the first batch comprises four hundred intending pilgrims drawn from Ikara, Igabi, Giwa and some parts of Zari’a Local government areas of the state.
He called on the intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors of the State and the nation in the Holy land, as well as to exchange and expend their Basic Travelling Allowance (BTA) wisely.
Al-Rigasiyyu also advised officials to obey all rules of engagement and act as pacesetters for the pilgrims.
He vowed that the Agency will not tolerate any act of lawlessness from the officials, and that any of them found guilty must be brought to book to serve as deterrent to others.