Embrace hajj levy, mentorship, stakeholders tell pilgrims, regulators



Former director of operations Pilgrims Board Dr Sani Sufi has charged Nigerian Muslims to embrace the idea of hajj levy to further strengthen  hajj operations in the country.

Sufi who was speaking as  guest speaker at the Independent Hajj Reporters award ceremony and lecture, Thursday in Abuja, said hajj levy should take a fashion of the sovereign wealth

“It’s a for the . It’s a which you create but you don’t use it. Immediately by you fall back in the advent of any crisis.

He stated that, “Currency falls below our expectations because of the fluctuation of the oil that we collect. So, in the of those things and cannot give much to the pilgrims, we now go to utilise it such  as other reserve that we have.”

He described the award as excellent because it is always good when somebody has done  good work for him to be recognised and be shown to the world that others emulate. 

“And the ward went into critical areas of the Hajj operation. I think it should be encouraged,” he said.

ambassador to , thanked National Hajj commission of (NAHCON) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for their cooperation while assuring pilgrims that the Kingdom makes it it’s duty to give the best service to millions of pilgrims across the world. “We will corporate with NAHCON that there is prompt Hajj every year.”

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