95,000 Nigerians to perform Hajj 2020




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fewer than 95,000 Nigerian are expected to perform the 2020 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

An official of the Nigeria Hajj Commission, Alhaji Ahmad Muazu of NAHCON social media department, told NAN that the Nigerian delegation led by the Minister of state for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada.

The MOU essentially to address the issue of welfare of Nigerian pilgrims who are going to perform Hajj in terms of accommodation, flights and others services to ensure hitch free Hajj..

The MOU signed on behalf of Nigeria by Dada, and the Saudi Arabia was represented by its minister of Hajj, Dr Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten.

Dada thanked the and people of Saudi Arabia for their endless support towards Nigerian pilgrims.

He said the present administration desirous of sustaining cordial relations that bind the two countries.

He pledged Nigeria’s cooperation and support in making easy all the Hajj process for both Nigerian pilgrims and the Saudi Arabian authority.

In his remarks, Benten thanked every Nigerian who came for Hajj and wished the ones that are coming a Hajj mabrur.

(NAN)