The governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has appointed Alhaji Mai Usman Biriri as the acting chairman of the state pilgrims’ commission.
The appointment was announced by the secretary to the state government, Baba Malam Wali via an appointment letter dated September 23,2022, with reference number GO/S/EST/62/S.2.
Though, the letter stated that the appointment is on acting capacity, the SSG said it is for an initial first tenure of four years, with effect from October 6, 2022.
“Your appointment into this exalted position us predicated on your past records of performance, dedication and commitments towards the development of the state.
“It is therefore, hoped that you will strive hard to justify the confidence reposed in you by this appointment,” the letter says.
Alhaji Biriri is taking over from Alh Bukar Kime who served as chairman of the commission for four years.
The leadership of the immediate past chairman witnessed tremendous improvements in service delivery to Yobe State pilgrims.
The state was awarded the best in service delivery for Hajj 2022 by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
It was also awarded the Best Pilgrims Boards in Service Delivery by Independent Hajj Reporters at the “Heroes of Hajj 2022” awards which held on Thursday, September 2022 in Abuja.
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