Hajj not for pleasure, but rewards, says Kaduna Hajj agency boss

GodGift Ifunanya
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The Exacutive Chairman of Kaduna State Pilgrims Welfare Agency,  Malam Salihu Abubakar says  Hajj is not a pleasure trip, but in pursuit of rewards from God.

 Abubakar made the call at a train- the- trainer meeting to kick start the pilgrims’ weekly enlightenment programme for the 2024 Hajj,  on Tuesday in Kaduna.

He urged prospective pilgrims to  prepare to accommodate whatever unintended or unavoidable difficulties they may go through during the Hajj exercise.

Abubakar said the meeting was annually organised in order to train those who would train the prospective  pilgrims.

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He added that the training was aimed at guiding the pilgrims so as to conduct the Hajj rites according to provisions of the Sharia.

Abubakar equally said it was aimed at guiding the pilgrims on the procedures of how they should move from Nigeria to Jeddah, Mecca to Madina and other places.

“This is one of the most important excercises we  conduct at the agency,”he said.

Abubakar called on the trainees to be seriou and stepping down the knowledge to the pilgrims for guidance.

Earlier, the facilitator of the training, Prof. Yahaya Mujahid, said the trainers would be trained on the general aspects of the entire Hajj exercises.

He explained, “The exercise begins right from home, to the camp, moving to Mecca, to Madina and to all the expected places a pilgrim must attend.”

Mujahid equally said they enlightened the pilgrims on how to to perform the Hajj rites  successfully so as to bring respect and dignity to the state and Nigeria at large.

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