Buhari appoints Zikrullah NAHCON chairman
By our correpondent
President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Mallam Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan as the new chairman of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON).
The appointment was received by the Senate for confirmation via a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and read in plenary Tuesday.
The apartment was anchored on Section 3(2) of the Commission’s Establishment Act 2006 as contained in the letter dated November 28, 2019 titled ‘Appointment of Chairman and members of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)’.
Other nominees into the commission as contained in the letter are Abdullahi Magaji Hardawa from Bauchi State as Executive Commissioner – Operation, Inspection and Licensing; Nura Hassan Yakasai from Kano State as Executive Commissioner – Policy, Personnel Management and Finance; and Sheikh Momoh Suleman Imonikhe from Edo State as Executive Commissioner – Planning , Research, Statistics, Information and Library.
Other nominees to serve as part-time members are Halimat Jibril (Mrs) from Niger State, Abba Jatto from Borno State, Garba Umar from Sokoto State and Ibrahim Ogbonnia Amah from Ebonyi State.
Others are Sadiq Musa from Delta State, Akintunde Basirat Olayinka (Mrs) from Ogun State, Shehu Dogo as representative of Ministry of Aviation and Nura Abba Rimi as representative of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.