Nasarawa State Muslim Pilgrim’s Board has received an excellence award as the best Most Organized State Pilgrim for the 2019 Hajj.
This is contained in a statement signed by the public relations officer of the board Abdulrazaq Muhammad and made avail to newsmen in Lafia.
The statement explains that the Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule disclosed in his opening remarks, during the first State Executive Council meeting this year, holding at the Council Chamber, at the Government House, on Wednesday.
While commending members of the executive council for being part of the activities of the administration from December to date, the Governor announced the successes recorded by both the Muslim and Christian welfare boards in 2019.
“I want to also use the opportunity to announce that we had not only had a very successful 2019 Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem, we have also just received an award for being the best Hajj management for Nasarawa pilgrims in Saudi Arabia,” Engineer Sule disclosed.
The rating and award of excellence were conducted by the Independent Hajj Reporters, a nongovernmental organization monitoring and reporting on Hajj activities both in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia.
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