By Kamal Ololade Ahmed
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) ON Wednesday formally presented a letter of request for accreditation to the National Board for Technical Education towards the establishment of the National Hajj Training Institute.
NAHCON Chairman Barr Zikrullah Kunle Hassan presented the letter to the Executive Secretary of National Board for Technical Education, Dr Masud Adamu Kazaure at the NBTE head office in Kaduna.
Speaking on the occasion, Alhaji Hassan said NAHCON is taking bold steps to offer a variety of services because virtually all aspects of services is going professionalism”
“We want to train people, collate and analyse data, train teachers, produce manual and set a minimum standard for those willing to participate in Hajj. We want to contribute to the growth of Nigeria economy’
The chairman further said that the commission will like to publish books, manuals and videotapes in order to enhance hajj service delivery.
The Executive Secretary of National Board for Technical education in his reaction commend NAHCON for taking such desirable step and said the commission had earlier visited him in his office in Abuja.
He went further to lists criteria and other fundamentals required to set up a result-oriented Hajj Institute.