The advance team of National Medical Team for 2019 Hajj has today departed for Saudi Arabia. NAHCON Chairman, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad bade farewell to a 15 man National Medical Advance Team to Saudi Arabia and advised members to remain steadfast in the discharge of their responsibilities and to give pilgrims the best attention they deserve.
The Chairman had earlier during their inauguration; he had urged them not to give any individual special treatment to the detriment of Nigerian pilgrims who happen to be their primary constituents. He prayed for the success of the operations and urged them to also pray for the success of Nigeria as a whole and the success of the 2019 exercise.
In his farewell remarks, Leader of the National Medical Team, Dr Ibrahim Kana, enjoined the medical practitioners to be respectful to pilgrims, treat them well and to adhere to their duties. He reminded them that they are in Saudi Arabia primarily to work and not for worship, therefore, they must not abandon their places of duty for the other, not even on Fridays. Dr Kana warned the members that they could be recalled to duty post when the situation demands notwithstanding whether they are off duty. Finally, he advised them to respect the regulations and laws of Saudi Arabia at all times.
The team had yesterday, 7th of July held a final strategic meeting to fine-tune strategies for the successful administration of the task ahead. The meeting was led by Dr Ibrahim Kana.
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