Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has tasked the 684 intending pilgrims from the state to the holy land of Saudi Arabia to be good ambassadors.
The Governor made the call today in Lafia when he bid farewell to the Nasarawa State 2022 Hajj intending pilgrims at an occasion held at the State Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board.
“I congratulates you for been among the chosen ones to perform this year 2022 pilgrimage in the holy land and I urges you to be a good ambassador of Nasarawa State and Nigeria at large.
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“We have tried our best to utilize the limited number of pilgrims allocated to the State by ensuring that only those who paid in previous years and were prevented by Covid 19 takes priority.
“I have appointed an experienced person in Hajj activities, the Number Three Citizen of the State, the Speaker to lead government delegation, Alh. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdulahi is the 2022 Amirul – Hajj for Nasarawa State.
In his Speech, the State Amirul – Hajj who is the Speaker of the State Assembly Alh. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi appreciated Governor Abdullahi Sule for finding him worthy to lead this year’s Hajj and promised to justify the confidence reposed on him.
“I sincerely thank His Excellency Engr Abdullahi Sule, our Governor, our leader for having faith and trust in me, and I will do my best to deliver, I will do my best to see that this year’s Hajj is one of the best in the State.
” All officials will have equal voice in giving advices so that collectively we will work as a team to give the best result.
” our country needs prayer, our State needs prayer, we will go and pray for the Governor, the State and the country “He said.
The occasion which had in attendance the State Chief Judge Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu and Sangarin Kwandare HRH Alh Ahmadu Abdun kura saw the Chairman of the Pilgrims Board Mallam Abdullahi Gindau and the Secretary of the board Idris Almakura delivered keynotes address.
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