July 18, 2024

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2022 Hajj: Ganduje Calls For Probe Of NAHCON Over Failed Exercise

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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has described the last 2022 Hajj operation as the worst he has ever witnessed during his tenure as governor of Kano state.

Ganduje said it was mismanaged, a number of dishonest attitudes, fraud and anomalies were observed during the exercise.

This was contained in a statement issued by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on Friday.

According to the statement, Ganduje decried the situation at Kano Government House, when he received 2022 Hajj Operation report, on Friday. from the management of Kano Pilgrims Welfare Board, led by the Chairman of the Board, Abdullahi Saleh Pakistan and Executive Secretary of the Board, Abba Muhammad Danbatta.

‘’After congratulating the state Pilgrims Board, for their untiring effort in the Hajj operation, he disclosed that, “Due to the inefficiency and mismanagement of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, many Pilgrims suffered severely without any remorse from the national agency,‘’ the statement said.

He further added that, due to the ‘dishonest attitudes’ of the National Commission, “…even at the level of service delivery, National Hajj Commission failed woefully.‘’

‘’The airline we chose was not the one they gave us. I went there personally to lodge our complaint and they promised to abide by our choice. But unfortunately they gave us another airline entirely different.‘’

‘’Worried that many Pilgrims were left behind on ground without performing Hajj operation.‘’

‘’The airline they gave to us was the one we gave our slots to, the previous year, and the airline sold the slots we gave them. So this is the same airline, they gave us due to inefficiency and mismanagement.‘’

‘’Though we told them our reason for rejecting the airline they attached to us. They promised to give us our choice, but they failed to do that,‘’ he complained.

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