By Muhammed Kabir
The Creation of Independent Hajj Reporters as well as the resolute stance taken by President Muhammadu Buhari in the appointment of Hajj Monitors has brought a substantial relieve in the negative narratives of Hajj operations in Nigeria, acting chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Abdullahi Muktar he said.
Barrister Mukthar stated this on Thursday in Abuja while making remarks at the annual IHR Award of Excellence event.
He said before the coming of Independent Hajj Reporters, hajj activities were reported with all sense of negativity by Journalists who didn’t understand the real activities of Hajj.
Barrister Mukhtar hinted that the Hajj Reporters efforts in making tremendous changes in the way Hajj activities were reported has helped in controlling the information coming out from Makkah during the exercise.
He said stakeholders in Hajj Management should help IHR by visiting their website as well as placing advertorials so that they would have enough finances to continue the good work they are doing.
Mukhtar also explained that President Muhammadu Buhari’s diligent efforts in Hajj operations have completely changed the narratives, more specifically in the appointments of Hajj administrators.
Saudi Ambassador to Nigeria Adnan Bostaji commended Hajj Reporters for its wonderful stories on Hajj activities during, before and after every Hajj exercise.
The Ambassador also thanked the acting Chairman of NAHCON for making it easier for pilgrims to carry out the rites successfully.
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