NAHCON Sets Up New Committee To Review 2023 Hajj Services

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has set up an eight man Committee to review the services offered to Nigerian pilgrims at the Masha’ir during the 2023 hajj and come up with a recommendation and position paper, Mousa Ubandawaki, Deputy Director, Information and Publication NAHCON said in a statement Thursday.

According to him, the decision was part of the resolution adopted at the end of a meeting between NAHCON, State Muslim pilgrims welfare boards and Tour Operators, which held at the Commissions Ummul-judd office in Makkah and was attended by the Executive Secretaries/Chairmen or Amirul Hajj of the 36 states, FCT, the Armed forces and members of AHOUN.

Meanwhile, the Committee which was inaugurated by the Commissioner in charge of Policy Personnel, Management and Finance (PPMF), Alh Nura Hassan Yakasai, on behalf of the Chairman/CEO, Alh Zikrullah Kunle Hassan to address the poor service rendered to Nigerian pilgrims in Muna and Arafat during the just concluded Hajj.

Similarly, the Committee which is to be headed by the Secretary of the Commission, Dr. Abdullahi Rabiu Kotangora, consists of Alh Abdulkadir Oloyin, Assistant Director, in the Office of the Chairman, Mallam Ishaq Jae of the Saudi Liaison Office. Other members are the Secretary of Adamawa, SPWB, Director, FCT Pilgrims welfare board as well as the Secretary of Lagos Pilgrims Welfare board, AHUON is to be represented by the Vice Presidents of Lagos and Kano Zones respectively.

The committee has the following Terms of Reference: To review the 2023 HAJJ Masha’ir services provided by Company of Muttawwifs for African Non -Arab countries; To establish the services provided as contained in the contract for all packages; To establish services not rendered; To establish services poorly rendered; To seek for compensation/ refund as the case may be and to recommend mitigation strategies for future exercises.

In addition, the Committee is expected to aggregate all the complaints from the NAHCON, States and Tour Operators during the Masha’ir for onward submission to the Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah for necessary action.


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