2019 hajj fare pegged at 19, 500 Cedis or 3,500 Dollars, Ghana allocated a quota of 6 thousand

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The National Hajj Board has released the 2019 fare for the Hajj pilgrimage BestNewsGH.com can confirm.

Chairman of the Hajj Board, Sheik IC Quaye announcing the fares said the 2019 hajj fare has been pegged at 19, 500 Ghana Cedis or 3,500 Dollars.

According to him, but for the intervention of the government, the fare would have been more than has been announced, adding that the ultimate plan is open the way for as many pilgrims as possible to participate and make it this year.

The Chairman of the Hajj Board who made this known at the Hajj Village in Accra, stated that the board would accept a direct full payment into the Hajj Account adding that would-be pilgrims can as well pay their fares with the accredited hajj agents.

He revealed that this year, the hajj quota for Ghana is (6000) Six Thousand and called on would-be pilgrims to start paying early to avoid last minutes rush as the board will not accept late payments, adding that the given deadline of 31 April will not be extended.

He advised would-be pilgrims not to deal with unaccredited gents and people who may come to them with an offer of protocol slots adding that it is only the government that can guarantee hajj protocol slots.

Sheikh I.C Quaye assured Muslims and Ghanaians in general that this year’s hajj will be the most successful Ghanaians will witness in the history of hajj operation.

Source: BestNewsGH.com



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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