By Usman Abdullahi-
“Nahcon Approves Hajj 2017 Seat Allocation”
|Barr. Abdullahi Mukhtar|
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has ratified the hajj 2017 seat allocation to states, FCT and Armed Forces. This was made known by the made available to newsmen by the Commission spokesman Uba Mana in Abuja recently.
According to him “the commission had earlier set up a six man committee to work out modalities for the distribution of 2017 hajj seat. Upon submission of the report, the commission adopted it, hence the approval for the allocation of 2017 hajj seat.
Some of the criteria used by the committee include: P‘ education and Default or sanctions for offenses like
“It would be recalled that the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Hajj had at the signing of Memorandum of Understanding in January restored the 20% deducted from Nigeria’s allocation since 2012 a result of the completion of expansion and renovation project at the Haram” The statement added.
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