special adviser on pilgrims Affairs, Hon Isa Babayo Tilde and the ag Executive Secretary Mal. Alkasim Danlami Shall.
Bauchi State Government has expressed its commitment to accord the desired priority towards ensuring the successful conduct of hajj operation.
The special adviser on pilgrims Affairs, Hon Isa Babayo Tilde gave the assurance while declaring open a one day workshop organized for Local Government Hajj Affair Officers and state pilgrim’s welfare Board officials which held at the conference Hall of Board.
Hon. Babayo Tilde emphasized that the administration of Senator Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad administration is committed in order to become a pacesetter in the organization of hajj exercise.
He said the arrangement has been made for the construction of a modern hajj camp with also plans which are in pipeline to ensure proper wellbeing of Bauchi State intending Pilgrims during hajj operations.
He called on the participants to make good use of the knowledge acquired during the workshop and urged them to rededicate themselves to their duties to ensure a hitch-free hajj exercise.
Hon. Tilde also used the occasion to call for continual prayer for the Bala Abdulkadir administration to enable it adequately tackle the challenges ahead.
Earlier, in his welcome address, the acting executive secretary of the Board Mal. Alkasim Danlami Shall, informed that the last hajj exercise was generally adjudged as hitch-free and successful due to positive response by this Administration.
He disclosed that the Governor has approved the commencement for the collection of 2020 hajj deposit effective from Friday, 15th November 2019.
Adding that all intending pilgrims are expected to pay 1.5M in three instalments (N500,000 each) as deposit before the end of March 2020.
The highlight of the occasion was the distribution of hajj deposit receipts and other financial books to 20 local governments Hajj affair Officers in the state.
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