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 installment.”
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.