Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims welfare Board has announced the basic traveling allowance (BTA) for this year’s hajj.
According to a statement signed by Secretary to the board, Alhaji Kamaldeen Sanusi BTA of 500 dollars would be exchanged at N146.50 which equal to N 73,250. 00 while 750 dollars at N146.5 would be N109, 875.00 and 1000 dollars at N146.5 would also be N146, 000.00.
The board implored all intending pilgrim to visit old secretariat, Ikeja and obtain a Union bank payment teller from the accounts department as from Wednesday 21st of August to 4th of Sept 2013 adding that late payment would not be entertained.
Meanwhile the board has commenced various screening exercises like medical, religious, immigration for the state intending pilgrims.