Hajj institute to begin operation soon – NAHCON boss

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The Incoming chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Dhikirullahi Hassan on Wednesday said the Hajj Training Institute initiated by the outgoing chairman of the commission will begin operation soon.


A statement by the commission’s spokesperson, Fatima Sanda Usara said the “NAHCON Chairman – designate, Barrister Dhikirullahi Hassan appreciated the level of achievement attained by the outgoing Chairman and promised to build on it.”


Barrister Hassan “identified Hajj Savings Scheme, a plan already in an advanced stage, as a scheme that needs to take off soonest in order to stabilise Hajj fares in Nigeria. Hajj Training Institute, another project whose foundation the outgoing Chairman has set in steady progress, will professionalise Hajj in Nigeria and beyond.”


She said the “the training institute is a vision the incoming Chairman would pursue to fruition.”


Hassan promised to study the possibility of reducing days spent in Saudi Arabia during Hajj as well as enforcing Hajj guidelines and dictates of the NAHCON Establishment Act.



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