Operations and Administration
Here’s an overview of the internal workings of the agency and the roles of various departments
Preparation for Hajj Operation
- The Board was represented in the pre-operational meetings organized by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. This involved all the Chairmen and Secretary of all State’s Pilgrims Welfare Board throughout Nigeria to discuss the success of 2020 Hajj vis-à-vis looking for accommodation and select service providers. The Chairman Prof. Sayed Hamzah A. Malik represented the Board at the meeting.
- The second Pre-Hajj meeting involved all the Chairmen and Secretaries of State/Board/Agencies/Commissions. The meeting was to inspect all the Hotels/Accommodation by the inspection team from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). Unfortunately, the Board was not represented as a result of ban placed on Umrah Visa by Saudi Arabia because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Registration of intending pilgrims who deposited a minimum of N1,000,000 (1M) would be issued scratch card containing Pin Number to register online for the 2020 Hajj. The data would be transfer to the E-Hajj Portal of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for further processing.
- The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) directed that every State should maintain previous hajj fare of N1,264,700.00 without BTA for all the intending pilgrims.
- The Board to organized series of enlightenment campaigns and orientation programs to educate the intending pilgrims for 2020 Hajj in other to prepare them for the religion exercise and more importantly to be a good ambassador of the State.
Issuance of Application Forms
- Upon the payment of Minimum (N1,000,000.00) into the Board’s Account, the intending pilgrims would be issued Scratch Card containing a unique a Pin Number with which to register online, print and submit the form to the board for further processing.
Transfer of money to National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)
- The deposits of all the intending pilgrims would be transferred to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) which is the National Statutory body regulating and supervising Hajj and Umrah activities in Nigeria