One of the activities seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic was the 2020 Pilgrimage to the Kingdomof Saudi Arabia, which restricted visits from residents of other countries.
But as part of plans for 2021 Hajj, Muslim Faithful in Nigeria have begun to devise ways of saving funds for the trip.
In tune with this, the National Hajj Commission alongside other stakeholders, are drawing up modalities that will make it easier for intending pilgrims to visit the Holy Cities of Madina and Mecca.
Hajj Commission officials converged in Kano state to inform the people and inaugurate the scheme.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje is delighted at the development and pledges to create an enabling environment for pilgrims from his state.
From now on, muslim faithful all over the country who key in to the initiative can start saving for an opportunity to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform pilgrimage.