The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON has expressed its determination to enhance the welfare and provide quality services to the Nigerian Pilgrims.
NAHCON Commissioner representing North East, Alh. Abba Jatau stated this on Monday when he declares open a two 2 days Zonal meeting holding at the Conference Hall of the Bauchi State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bauchi.
Abba Jatau noted that the meeting is in line with the NAHCON’ s transformation agenda which geared towards x-raying issues and finding solutions to ensure a hitch-free 2021 Hajj exercise.
He added that the meeting would discuss the issue of the on going Hajj Development Levy Projects, assessing the procedure and quality of the pilgrims’ enlightenment/ education and addressing the performance of the State and NAHCON on services to Pilgrims.
Earlier, in his welcome address the Executive Secretary of the Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alh. Abubakar Babangida Tafida Tafidan Giade appreciated NAHCON for choosing Bauchi State to host the meeting at this auspicious period.
Babangida Tafida expressed optimism that the meeting is a green light that indicates the possibility of Hajj 2021, couple with the commencement of the Umrah exercise.
He used the forum to further call on the leaders, Royal fathers and Ulamas to continued to pray for the total eradication of COVID-19 in the world.
Participants at the meeting include The Chief Executive of the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board at the North Eastern States ( Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Taraba, Bauchi, Gombe), the NAHCON Zonal officials, the representative of the NAHCON in Outreach offices (Bauchi and Adamawa), Directors of Operations at the North Eastern States amongst other.
Muhammad Sani Yunusa
Information Officer BSMPWB.