2024 Hajj: Fear Allah in your reportage, NAHCON Boss tasks media team

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The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Malam Jalal Ahmad Arabi has admonished members of this year’s National Media Team, NMT, to fear Allah in their reportage.

He also urged them to be responsible in the discharge of their herculean task of reporting this year’s Hajj both in Nigeria and in the holy land.

Malam Arabi made the call while inaugurating the Media Team in Abuja.

He said, as journalists, they owe their Creator, then the nation, the Commission and the entire Nigerian pilgrims a duty to be diligent in carrying out their assignment with utmost fear of Allah.

The Chairman also advised the members of the Media Team to uphold the tenets and ethics of the journalism profession of fairness, balance and diligent clarification in their reportage as their profession put them in a position to make, or mar, saying however, the judgement of their conscience, posterity and Allah should be their guiding principle in the discharge of their duty.

In his remarks, the Commissioner, Planning, Research, Statistics, Information and Library Services of the Commission, Professor Abubakar Yagawal urged the Media Team to be good ambassadors of their professional calling and to also ensure effective coverage and reportage, before, during and even after the Hajj exercise, by being physically present at all points and strata of the operation.

In his goodwill message, the Commissioner Operations of the Commission, Prince Anofiu Olarewaju Elegushi, advised members to consider their selection as the Will of Allah and therefore should do what pleases Him in the discharge of their assigned responsibilities.

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