HAJJ 2024: NIGER STATE PILGRIMS’ BOARD BOSS VIST GOV BAGO, PROMISE BETTER ACCOMMODATIONS

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The Executive Secretary of Niger State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Sheikh Mohammad Awwal Aliyu has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring that the pilgrims from the State will enjoy better hotel accommodations that are closer to the holy mosque during their pilgrimage in Makkah.

He stated this when he led the board to pay a courtesy visit to the Governor of the State, His Excellency Umaru Mohammad Bago, along with the Chairman of the board, Sheikh Abubakar Mohammad Beji, board members and the management team at the Government House yesterday.

The Executive Secretary noted that the purpose of the visit was for the newly appointed Chairman and Members of the board to familiarize themselves with the Governor and to also brief him on the outcome of their pre-Hajj visit to Makkah.

Sheikh Mohammad Awwal highlighted the importance of the Governor’s role in facilitating the smooth execution of the pre-Hajj visit to establish necessary arrangements and protocols with Saudi Arabian authorities.

He also shared insights into the challenges and opportunities identified during the visit while expressing confidence in the board’s ability to address the challenges listed and provide a memorable Hajj experience for all pilgrims from Niger State.

In his address, the Farmer Governor of the State commended the efforts of the Executive Secretary for their good representation of the state during the pre-Hajj visit.

He acknowledged the significance of the Hajj pilgrimage and assured the board of his support in facilitating a smooth and safe journey for the pilgrims.

Overall, the courtesy visit and briefing served as a platform for the Executive Secretary, Chairman, and Board members to establish a strong relationship with the governor and ensure effective coordination for the upcoming 2024 Hajj pilgrimage.

Jibrin Usman Kodo
Public Relations Officer
Niger State Pilgrims Welfare Board.
30/1/2024.