*Photo: Mallam Arabi *
The Ag. Chairman/CEO, Malam Jalal Ahmad Arabi, OON, fwc, of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has lauded the remarkable effort of the Association for Hajj and Umrah operators of Nigeria (AHUON) to organize a hitch-free Hajj 2024 through the training of its members on new initiative.
The Chairman stated this at the seminar organized by AHUON held at the Immaculate Hotel, Abuja.
The Chairman who was the special guest at the occasion, emphasized the need for positive partnership between NAHCON and the association to make sure Pilgrims gets value for money.
Represented by Alhaji Alidu Shittu, Director, Inspectorate and Compliance, the Chairman commended the effort of the organizer in putting up the training with a view to enhance their members knowledge on new development in Hajj operation and appeal to them to enroll in the Commission’s newly established Hajj Institute of Nigeria (HIN) for professional studies.
“Mr. President, I want to urge you and your members to avail yourself series of trainings been organized by the Hajj Institute of Nigeria in order to bring their members up to speed and abreast of the current happenings in the Hajj industry. It may interest you to know that top management staff of the Commission just graduated from the Institute with Certificate in Strategic Management of Hajj & Umrah.”
He also made of known that the Commission will soon embark on grassroots mobilization of Pilgrims for 2024 Hajj, using local languages to reach our intending Pilgrims. “
“Local Radio stations across the country will be utilized in this regard because the hand of clock is ticking towards the dead line fixed by Saudi Ministry of Hajj
He assured that the Commission will leave no stone unturned to make 2024 Hajj operation a huge success, adding that AHUON’s continued co-operation, support and prayers will assist in this regard.
He expressed appreciation to the association for their time and resources deployed into Hajj and Umrah management and the golden opportunity given to him as the Special guest of Honor.