NewsExpress advert Yudala banner
Hajj 2017: Pilgrims return airlift to be completed in 10 days, says NAHCON

By Garba Ahmed on 26/09/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 916

•NAHCON Chairman Abdullahi Mohammed
•NAHCON Chairman Abdullahi Mohammed

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says the ongoing airlift of Nigerian pilgrims back home is expected to be completed within the next 10 days.

So far 42,126 of Nigerian pilgrims have been returned home in a record 100 flights after performing this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Abdullahi Mohammed, Chairman of the Commission, at a meeting with officials of the Commission on Sunday night in Makkah, thanked Allah that the sad experiences of missing pilgrims, the tug of war at the airport, the struggles to board buses, the poor feeding condition of pilgrims, accommodation, among others, witnessed in the past have all been confined to the dustbin of history.

He noted also, the need to equally improve human and intellectual knowledge on Hajj exercise, and that, “NAHCON is committed to this goal and by Allah’s grace the sky is the limit.”

The chairman enjoined all stakeholders to give a helping hand and be part of the move to reposition Hajj operations in Nigeria, through meaningful and constructive criticisms, suggestions and advises.

He charged all staff, permanent, ad-hoc and officials to redouble their efforts in promptly attending to pilgrims, and also exercise more restraint and patience with them, “as some of them have become homesick while others have almost exhausted their BTA and are therefore prone to aggressive tendencies.

“Tempers are bound to rise, and it is the responsibility of staff and officials to effectively douse tensions and tempers when they flare up,” he admonished.

The Chairman said efforts are being intensified to reposition Hajj affairs in Nigeria to match global best practices, adding: “With commitment, patience, understanding, support and cooperation among all stakeholders Nigeria’s Hajj handling will be a global reference point.

“The main focus of NAHCON is to get to the zenith of the best Hajj management where difficulties, problems and hitches of the exercise would be drastically reduced to their barest minimum if not completely eradicated.”

Source News Express

Posted 26/09/2017 2:39:33 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Police battle dare-devil armed robbers at Dangote Cement,...

Back to sender: The Sun tackles Aso Rock,...

Troops rout Boko Haram in Borno community, take...

Cameroon expels Nigerians from Bakassi over tax wahala...

Expect bomb blasts in 4 different parts of...

FG approves N400m for students on foreign scholarship...

Boko Haram War: Nigerian Army loses 2 soldiers...

Again, security operatives invade Adoke’s house

NANS warns National Assembly against playing politics with...

President Zuma advises South Africans against visiting Israel...

Nigerian economy difficult but encouraging: Tinubu

Nigerian workers launch national protest over unpaid salaries...

 

Latest News EFCC grabs ex-Army Chief Ihejirika over alleged N13bn fraud I slept with 1,400 girls, impregnated 600 in Nigeria, 5 other African countries — French tourist 2 pupils die in Abuja school after eating party biscuits NUC grants Maritime University approval to begin undergraduate programmes One dead as suspected cultists attack LASPOTECH Nigeria warns on ECOWAS currency integration Supreme Court lambasts EFCC’s lawyer over incompetent application More than 6bn people live in corrupt countries, study shows Enugu psychiatric hospital official docked over alleged N14m job scam Replicate NLNG model to increase gas sector opportunities — Deputy MD Call Belema Oil, Robo Michael to order, MOSOP urges President Buhari APC berates PDP over ‘wild allegations on state of the nation’

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (325,980 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (317,640 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (254,335 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (208,643 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (194,623 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (187,531 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (163,198 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (146,476 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (140,271 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (129,416 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (127,895 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (123,017 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (34) Business (2,898) Business Verdict (33) Columnists (804) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (203) Entertainment (446) Features (549) Global Business Monitor (226) International (1,799) Interviews (143) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (105) News (33,020) Opinion (883) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,511) Religion (681) Sports (1,438) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

Football president George Weah puts Liberian army to the test

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement