In continuation with familiarization tours and inspection of Hajj Development Levy Projects, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Chairman’s delegation was at Usman Katsina House, Kaduna and Zazzau (Zaria) emirate, Tuesday, 8th of September 2020.
* NAHCON Chairman (standing) at the Emir’s palace*
During discussions, the Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan informed the gatherings of his board’s vision. In particular, he introduced the Hajj Savings Scheme, the Hajj Training Institute, and the hope of negotiating reduction of days spent during Hajj.
* NAHCON Chairman (in blue) at Kaduna State Governor’s Office*
Alhaji Zikrullah informed the state Governor, Mallam Nasiru el-Rufai of the Commission’s plan to open an outreach office in Kaduna to facilitate its operations in the state. This is to ease management of Hajj affairs in the state being among those with large number of contingents to Hajj.
Representing the Kaduna state Governor, Malam Nasiru El-Rufa’i, the the Secretary to the State Government, Balarabe Abbas Lawal, assured the NAHCON chairman of the state government’s support for all its plans and in establishing a NAHCON outreach office in the state.
In Zaria, His Royal Highness, the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, congratulated and prayed for the success of the new board.
He commended Federal government for forming such a formidable team.