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Hajj News - March 14, 2021

Nigeria Hajj Commission Welcomes new Saudi  Minister of Hajj and Umrah


Press Release


The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), board members, management and staff of has heartily congratulated Dr. Essam bin Saad bin Saeed, on his appointment as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah.

Profile of Dr. Essam bin Saad bin Saeed, the New Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah

He replaces the amiable former head of the Ministry, Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Benten.


The commission in a statement by its head of Public affairs, Fatima Sanda Usara on behalf of the chairman said “ Judging from the new Honorable Minister’s rich résumé, the Commission is confident of enjoying a robust working relationship with him and his management team in the smooth conduct of Hajj and Umrah operations”.


It added that “ Indisputably true, the Kingdom is famed for its warm hospitality to pilgrims from all over the world. Consequently, we at NAHCON assure the new Minister, Dr. Saeed of our continued support in promoting the success of Hajj and Umrah and promise our cooperation towards policies designed to safeguard the welfare of guests of the Merciful Lord”.


NAHCON states that as the new minister he settles to commence the great tasks ahead of him, “NAHCON joins millions of Muslims all over the world in praying for divine guidance in the discharge of these noble responsibilities”.




“Once again, the Chairman offers the Commission’s felicitation and gives assurance of his best wishes always, ” the statement added.

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