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FG, NAHCON urged to peg age of intending pilgrims to 70

 

The Kwara State Amirul Hajj for this year’s pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, Professor Suleiman Jamiu has suggested that the Federal Government and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) should peg the age limit of pilgrims from the country to the holy land to between 70 and 75 years.
According to him, this would reduce the burden, the executive or members of the various states Muslims pilgrims welfare board face in taking care of the aged pilgrims, particularly those not accompanied by younger pilgrim.

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