Written by Ateed YUSUF

2019 HAJJ: FCT MPWB holds pre-hajj workshop for officials

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abuja is to organize a one day workshop for its staff as well as stakeholders for the success of this year’s hajj exercise. 

Director of the board, Malam Muhammad Bashir disclosed this to members of staff of the board on the strategies introduced to enhance productivity. 

Bashir disclosed that the workshop that is scheduled to take place on Saturday April 27, 2019 would enable all stakeholders on hajj affairs in the FCT rub minds on the new strategies to enhance successful operation. 

He said the workshop would examine the challenges and modalities used in various operations and recommend additional strategies to record more successes in the subsequent hajj exercises. 

The director disclosed that the board had concluded arrangements for the conduct of second phase of its education and orientation exercise for intending pilgrims for this year’s hajj. 

Bashir said the exercise would also take place on Saturday April 27, 2019 and Islamic scholars have already been mobilized for the exercise at the permanent hajj camp located at Basan Jiwa close to the Nnamdi Azikwe Internatinal Airport, Abuja. 

He explained that the exercise is part of strategies to enable the intending pilgrims get enlightened on the hajj rites as well as new policies introduced for this year’s hajj by relevant authorities, warning intending pilgrims who are yet to submit their international passport to do so to enable the board commence the process of their travel documents. 



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