The Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan today, 13th December 2022 met with leadership of Association of Hajj and Umrah Organizations in Nigeria. The meeting is coming ahead of the virtual conference to hold between Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah and NAHCON in preparation for the 2023 Hajj.
The NAHCON Chairman disclosed that it was important to update members of the association on key issues as critical stakeholders in Hajj operations. According to Alhaji Zikrullah, outcome of the meeting will determine direction the Commission will take concerning new arrangements for the year’s pilgrimage. He informed the executive members that the organization will be briefed on any new development. The Commission’s Chief Executive Officer requested them be prepared for another meeting after the 21st December date of the virtual confab.
AHUON appreciated NAHCON’s invitation describing it as a sign of progress. While hoping to hear more from the Commission, AHOUN promised to support NAHCON’s preparations for the 2023 Hajj season. The association was led at the meeting by Alhaji Nasidi Yahaya, President of AHUON.
Present at the parley were NAHCON’s Commissioners; Alhaji Abdullahi Magaji Hardawa, Commissioner Operations; Alhaji Nura Hassan Yakassai, Commissioner Policy, Personnel Management and Finance; Sheikh Suleman Momoh, Commissioner Planning, Research, Statistics, Information and Library Services; as well as NAHCON’s Secretary to the Commission, Dr Rabi’u Kontagora.
Earlier last week, a similar meeting was held with the leadership of Forum of State Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards.