The Ogun State Government has commenced refund of the 2021 Hajj fare to intending pilgrims following the recent cancellation of the exercise for international pilgrims by Saudi Arabia authorities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Penpushing reports that, Executive Secretary, Dauda Salau of Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (OGSMPWB) made this known on Tuesday in a statement, and advised the intending pilgrims to visit the board’s Secretariat at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta with their international passports and payment receipts for the refund.
The board chairman also called on those who wished to defer their hajj deposits till 2022 to notify the board for proper documentation, with assurance that their money will be intact,and encouraged Muslim faithful in the state to keep hope alive and pray that the exercise would be possible in 2022.
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