JUST IN: Tinubu appoints new board and management for Hajj Commission

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new board and management team for the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON).



In the statement issued by the president’s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, the appointment is subjected to the Nigerian Senate confirmation.


According to Ajuri, the President, in his resolve to ensure hitch-free and seamless 2024 Hajj operations, appointed the following persons to the Board of NAHCON:



Jalal Arabi — Chairman (In Office)


1. Aliu Abdulrazaq — Commissioner, Policy, Personnel, & Finance



2. Anofi Elegushi — Commissioner, Operations



3. Abubakar A. Yagawal — Commissioner, Planning & Research



1. Muhammad Umaru Ndagi — North Central


2. Abba Jato Kala — North East


3. Muhammad Bin Othman — North West


4. Tajudeen Oladejo Abefe — South West



5. Aishat Obi Ahmed — South East


6. Zainab Musa — South South


8. Adedimeji Mahfouz Adebola — Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs


The President mandated the appointees to dedicate themselves to the task of ensuring that operations of the National Hajj Commission are more efficient, transparent, and responsive to the needs of Nigerians.


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