The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON has led a delegation to Saudi Arabia to familiarize with the new management of Mutawifs Company for Pilgrims from Africa non Arab countries popularly known as Mu’assasa.
The commission said the visit was necessitated by the need to acquaint NAHCON leadership with the new set-up sequel to the establishment’s status having been changed to a company by the Saudi Government for service enhancement.
With the visit, it is hoped that NAHCON leadership will have a first-hand detailed description of the new role of the establishment in Hajj service delivery.
Also among the essence of the visit is the privilege of making prior enquiries about new arrangements for the forthcoming Hajj 2022.
In Saudi Arabia, Nigeria’s delegation was well received by the Company’s Vice Chairman, Mr Muhammad Burhan Saifuddeen at the Company’s headquarters in Makkah.
Another place visited by the NAHCON delegation was the office of the Nigerian Consul General in Jeddah, Amb. Abdulkareem Mansur.
Among the Chairman’s entourage are NAHCON’s Makkah Liason Officer, Uztaz Lamim Abubakar, his Special Assistant (Technical) Dr Danbaba Haruna and his Personal Assistant, Alhaji Bunyamin Omowabi.