Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Sodangi (FCIA)
(Head, Administration & Human Resources)
Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Sodangi, FCIA, FCIPDM was precisely born on the 27th of November, 1964 from the humble and famous family of Sodangi.
Dr. Sodangi, being from a Muslim family, started Qur’anic Education at the tender age of four.
After the completion of his Primary and Secondary School Education, he worked for a short while before gaining admission into the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he successfully bagged his first Degree with Honours in Public Administration. Thereafter, he earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis. Dr. Sodangi, as a young man who has passion for knowledge did not stop in the pursuit of his academic rigour, he still sought admission with the Abuja University to undergo his Doctorate Degree in the same discipline of Public Administration and Policy Analysis. Exactly in 2012, he completed his PhD studies with University of Abuja.
Dr. Sodangi started his working career after graduation of his first degree. He started from officer II and through the years, he rose to attain the peak of his career as a Federal Director. He was one time Assistant Director with Human Rights Commission from where he transferred his services to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) where he currently works as a substantive Director, Administration and Human Resources.
Dr. Sodangi, in the course of his Civil Service Career, attended so many National and International trainings for the enhancement of his Administrative skills. In the last decade and out of recognition of his Administrative excellence, in 2010, the Chartered Institute of Administration conferred him with fellow membership (FCIA) and in 2021, Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management conferred him with fellow membership (FCIPDM).
Dr. Sodangi through a dint of hard work earned himself to become a Technocrat to the core that attains peak of career in the Federal Public Service. He is also an erudite Scholar and an Academician par Excellence.
These amiable achievements made the Emirate Council of Nasarawa Local Government, Nasarawa State to deemed it fit to reward him with the traditional title of “Jakada” which literately means “the Ambassador of Nasarawa people”. May Allah S W A continue to give him the health and the strength to shoulder this onerous responsibilities.
Lastly, Dr. Sodangi is happily married with children.
Wassalamu Alaikum Warahmatullah Wabara Katahu
Define and disseminate NAHCON’s Manpower Resourcing Policies and procedures, create strategic recruitment and selection plan.
Design documents and implement NAHCON’s Performance Management System and oversee the design and development of NAHCON’s Compensation Strategy and Programmes.
Create NAHCON’s Strategic Training and Organizational Development Plans and procedures to meet the Personnel Professional and organizational needs of NAHCON’s employees.
Define, document policies, and regularly update NAHCON’s career and succession polices, plans and procedures.
Recommend and maintain organizational structure and staffing levels to accomplish NAHCON’s goals and objectives as well as oversee, redesign of job description as the need arises
Mall Ibrahim I. Mahmud
Head, Training and Staff Development
Mall Ibrahim I. Mahmud hails from Keffi LGA of Nasarawa State, which equally happened to be his place of birth.
After completing his Primary and Secondary Education, Mall Ibrahim gained admission into the Collage of Islamic Education, Islamic African Centre, Khartoum. He obtained his First Degree in Education (Arabic Language) from the International University of Africa, Khartoum, and thereafter earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Benue State University, Makurdi, after acquiring a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy from Kaduna Polytechnic.
Mall. Ibrahim started his civil service career with the Nasarawa State Government where he rose through the ranks to the post of Principal Admin Officer, before joining the service of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), in 2010. Currently he is an Assistant Director Administration in charge of Training and Staff Development Section.
Training is a continuing exercise aimed at achieving staff development through training and re-training to enhance performance for efficiency, effectiveness and higher productivity. The Training and Staff Development Section of NAHCON is responsible for all the training needs of the Commission, which can be categorized into Foreign, External and In-house.
He is happily married and blessed with children.
Bilqis Awah Umar
Head, Appointment Promotion and Discipline
Bilqis Awah Umar hailed from Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State and was born on the 7th of February, 1974. She obtained her First School Leaving Certificate from St. Andrew Primary School Lafia Okene, Kogi State in 1984 and West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Certificate from Government Girls’ College Maiduguri, Borno State in 1991.
The officer proceeded to Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja from where she acquired a Certificate Course/Diploma in Public Administration in 1994/1996, and then obtained her BSc Sociology from University of Abuja in 2009. She was exempted from the National Youth Service Corps assignment on the ground of age.
The officer is a certified membership Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) Nigeria with effect from 27th October, 2021.
Mrs. Bilqis A. Umar was first appointed into the service of Public Complaints Commission as Senior Personnel Assistant/SGL 07 with effect from 1st September, 1997 and was confirmed on the same Grade Level with effect from 1st January, 1998. She was promoted to the post of:
The Officer was accepted on transfer of service from Public Complaints Commission to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) as Chief Administrative Officer/SGL 14 in 2018 and rise to the rank of Assistant Director/SGL 15 with effect from 1st January 2020.
Head, Finance & Accounts (F&A)
Ramat Jafar Isa
Head, Policy Division
My name is Rahmat J. Isa, I hold a BBA in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Information Systems from Iona College, New York. I started my career upon completion of my NYSC at MTN Nigeria in October 2004 as the Reconciliations Administrator. I grew through the ranks to become the Senior Customer Service Representative where I supervised their Sub-let Stores. I left MTN in 2017 and joined the NAHCON same year. At the Commission I worked in the Umrah Services unit under Tour Operators Division and the Catering Services unit under the Planning Division. I am presently the Ag. Head of the Commission’s Policy Division.
Functions of the Division:
Analyze various insurance policy proposals for Hajj and Umrah, Staff welfare and Government policy) and advice the Commission accordingly.
Propose policy for the Commission regarding areas that will foster improvement and to achieve organizational goals and objectives
To analyze periodically, policies and guidelines of the Commission over the years and advice where amendment and adjustment is required.
Ensuring that policies/guidelines are adhered strictly to by doing an impact analysis.
Head, Hajj Development Levy Division