The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims
Welfare Board has announced that the sale of forms for the 2019 Hajj exercise
will commence on Monday 15th October, 2018.
The Board Secretary, Lagos State
Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr. Abdul Rahman Ishola during a meeting with
the staff of the Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board in Ikeja disclosed
that an application form would cost N10,000 while intending pilgrims are
expected to pay an initial deposit of N1.4million.
Ishola said that the State
government would continue with the installment payment methods to make the
exercise easier for intending pilgrims.
According to him, “This package
provides an opportunity for the intending pilgrims to pay in installments. Pay
a sum of five hundred thousand Naira only (N500,000) as first payment,
another five hundred thousand Naira only (N500,000) as second
installment and four hundred thousand Naira only (N400, 000.00) as third
He reiterated that the “Regular
Standard” optionis also available for intending pilgrims who can afford
payment of the required N1.4million in a single installment.
The Board Secretary advised
intending pilgrims to seize the opportunity to make early payment in order to
pick the local government of their choice, as each local government has a
specific number of applicants that would be catered for.
Meanwhile, intending pilgrims can
obtain the forms from the Accounts Department of the Board at Old Secretariat,
GRA, Ikeja between 8a.m and 5p.m on weekdays.