FROM MUHAMMAD KABIR, Kano
The Executive Secretary Kano Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Ahmad Muhammad Dambatta has commended the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission Barrister Abdullahi M. Mukthar for obliging to the request of providing Medical Center for Kano Pilgrims.
The Secretary said after putting the request to the National Hajj Commission without hesitation the Chairman ordered that a medical center should be open for the Kano Pilgrimage.
He said already a medical center has been opened at House Number 2 at Masfala Mecca for Kano Pilgrims exclusively, adding that this shows the high concern of the Chairman of NAHCON for a smooth conducts of the hajj operations as usual.
Speaking on the airlifts of Kano Pilgrims, the Secretary noted that so far 2,905 Pilgrims were airlifted to Saudi Arabia from the 44 local government areas of the State.
He added that the state has provided 30 medical Personnel that would takes care of Kano Pilgrims and additional five environmental workers and some casual staff who would all helps Kano Pilgrims in Mecca.
Dambatta explained that Kano has in this 2019 organizes delicious feedings for Pilgrims more than what was ootained in 2018, saying that now the remaining Pilgrims in ground who will be airlifted with the Board Officials are only 280.