2024 Hajj: Beware of scammers demanding extra fares – NAHCON warns intending pilgrims

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has warned intending pilgrims for the 2024 Hajj against entertaining requests of extra payments of fares from anybody.

The Assistant Director Public Affairs of the Commission, Hajiya Fatima Sanda Usara, said in a release that anybody who seeks for payments of extra Hajj fares should be treated as a scammer.

She said, “the Commission has not requested pilgrims to pay any additional administrative charges beyond the stated amount and any one that makes such a request on our behalf is violating the role and responsibility of NAHCON as the regulatory body.”

She added, “Collection of any extra charges are not authorized. Any pilgrim asked to pay extra charges should forward name of person making the request and location, along with evidence of the request or payment to the security and the Commission.

“Such kind of documents should be forwarded to this number on WhatsApp: 09071800007, and this guidelines should adhere to official announcements from NAHCON, which are published on our website. Stay alert and protect yourselves.”

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