The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), will hold its National Hajj and Umrah Stakeholder’s Conference to enhance hajj management and operations in the country tomorrow 1st July and Sunday 2ndJuly in Abuja
Alhaji Suleiman Usman, the Chairman, Planning Committee of the Conference said all arrangement for the conference with the theme Hajj Management in Nigeria: Honouring the past, treasuring the present and shaping the future. “ had been concluded
According to Usman, the conference will be declared open by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III from July 1st to 2nd at the National Mosque, Abuja.
He said that invited dignitaries from States Pilgrims Welfare Boards, Agencies, Tour Operators, and Aviation Industry Professionals, past Nigerian Ambassadors and Consult Generals as well as members of Ulamah are expected to attend the event.
The chairman, planning committee also said that the conference would mark the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of NAHCON, which had revolutionised hajj and umrah operations in the country.
NAHCON was established in 2007 by the National Assembly to licence, regulate, perform over-sight, and undertake supervisory functions over agencies and other bodies who are into hajj and umrah business.
According to the Act of NAHCON, the Commission shall be a corporate body with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its name.
“The Commission may enter into contracts and may acquire, purchase, take, hold and enjoy movable and immovable property of every description and may convey, assign, surrender, yield up, charge, mortgage, demise, re-assign, transfer, or otherwise.”