FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it should conduct obligatory medical screening on 2019 intending Muslim pilgrims on Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16.
The Public Relations Officer of the board, Muhammad Lawal Aliyu, made this recognized in an announcement on Thursday in Abuja.
He acknowledged that the screening was a part of necessities launched by Nationwide Hajj Fee of Nigeria (NAHCON) for the religious journey.
Aliyu mentioned the train could be carried out on the Everlasting Hajj Camp, Bassan Jiwa, close to the Nnmadi Azikwe Worldwide Airport, Abuja and solely the journey paperwork of those that scaled via the screening could be processed through the Saudi Arabian portal to partake within the Hajj.
He disclosed that intending pilgrims from Abaji, Kwali, Gwagwalada and Bwari space councils could be screened on Saturday June 15, 2019, whereas intending pilgrims from Kuje and Abuja Municipal (AMAC) space councils could be screened on Sunday, June 16.
He acknowledged that the screening could be carried out on the everlasting hajj camp and directed intending pilgrims to report back to the venue with proof of cost from eight a.m. on the stipulated dates.
The spokesperson suggested intending pilgrims to make sure they participated within the screening, as failure to attend might trigger forfeiture of Hajj seat.
He added that the train would allow the board to have complete medical report and well being standing of intending pilgrims.
He urged those that have been but to finish their fares and people who have been but to submit their worldwide passport to take action instantly or danger shedding their slot.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that greater than 2,000 pilgrims are anticipated to carry out this 12 months’s Hajj via FCT.