The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged the States Pilgrims Welfare Agencies, Boards and Commissions across the country to commence the registration of intending Pilgrims.
Final decision shall however be based on the appropriate guidelines to be issued by Saudi Authorities in that respect, NAHCON said in a press statement on Thursday.
The statement issued by the Commissioner in charge of Operations, Alhaji Abdullahi Magaji Hardawa advised the States Pilgrims Welfare Boards to strictly adhere to the guidelines earlier issued to them in the course of the registration exercise.
The Commissioner, further reminded the States Pilgrims Welfare Boards to take into cognizance the principle of first come first serve to give those intending Pilgrims who earlier paid last year and decided to roll-over to 2021, a priority over those who are paying this year.
According to the statement, the NAHCON’s e-portal (www.nigeriahajjcom.gov.ng) for pilgrims’ registration will be opened for Twenty-four hours (24) everyday to all intending pilgrims until the deadline.