Hajj 2024: Sokoto pilgrims’ Agency Registers 3918 pilgrims, calls for balance of payment by Monday


The Sokoto State Pilgrims Welfare Agency has so far registered 3918 intending Pilgrims out of 5001 Hajj seats allocated to the State.

The Chairman of the Agency , Alhaji Aliyu Musa Gusau made the disclosure today Saturday 10/12/2024 after a meeting with the 23 Local Government Assistant Hajj Registration officers in the State.

Represented at the meeting by the Director Administration of the Agency Alhaji Ladan Ibrahim the Chairman maintained that the agency will close collection of payment of balance and complete package for 2024 Hajj on Monday, February 12.

According to him the closure of the 2024 registration was based on the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, directives that all payments of the balance and for the purchase of seat should be complete by Monday 12 February 2024

He warned that any person who fail to complete the payment after initial deposit of N4.5 million, or pay the whole N4,699 million, risks missing out on this year’s Hajj.

The Chairman explained that 1806 intending pilgrims paid N4.5 million and above while 2895 intending Pilgrims paid below N4.5 million.

He therefore urged on the depositors to endeavor to complete the payment, or those that are willing to pay for the whole package to do so before the Monday deadline.

Faruku Umar
Head of Information and Communications