2023 HAJJ: FCT To Commence Return Airlift Tomorrow

By: Muhammad Lawal Aliyu
The airlift of FCT Pilgrims back to Nigeria is due to commence tomorrow (Friday, 7/7/2023).

The Director of the FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mallam Abubakar Adamu Evuti, disclosed this while addressing FCT pilgrims at Makkah.

Evuti said that the Board has concluded all arrangements for their airlift back home after the completion of the Hajj exercise.

The Director stated that the trip would be on first in, first out.

He said the Board has since commence the distribution of 32kg bags to the pilgrims to enable them package their belongings in preparation for the return home journey.

Evuti, thus, called on pilgrims to abide by the luggage policy to avoid embarrassment during the collection of the 32kg and at the airport.

He explained that each pilgrim is entitled to two pieces of bags (32kg checked-in luggage and 8kg hand luggage) and, therefore, advised those with excess luggage to patronize companies approved by National Hajj Commission of Nigeria to handle cargo services for the pilgrims.

The Director also advised the pilgrims to maximize the advantage of being in the holy land and perform their ibada while awaiting for their turn to return home.