Hajj Operation: Don Urges NAHCON To Engage Trained, Certified Personnel


By Salisu Sani-Idris

Prof. Isma’ila Shehu has urged the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to insist on engaging trained, competent and certified personnel to manage its annual hajj operations.

Shehu, who is of the Department of Political Science and International Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, made the call at the 2023 Hajj Lecture/Award, held on Thursday in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event was organised by the Independent Hajj Reporters ( IHR), a Civil Society Organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia.

The don also advised NAHCON to put in place all the requirements for the seamless implementation of its Hajj Saving Scheme.

This, he said, is with a view to making low-income earners enjoy benefits of Islamic finance.

Shehu said: ” With the exorbitant price and progressively changing policies of the Saudi Ministry for Hajj Affairs, the reality and inevitability of queuing for hajj has…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria