2024 Hajj:  Bauchi amirul-hajj team holds inaugural meeting, promises improved services 


The 15-man Bauchi state Amirul-Hajj Committee has expressed determination to ensure adequate welfare of intending pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Amirul-Hajj, Usman Bilyaminu Othman, made the commitment during the committee’s inaugural meeting held at Government House, Bauchi.

Othman, who is the emir of Dass, noted that the committee would study the report of the last year’s hajj exercise with a view to proffering solution to the challenges identified.

While appreciating Governor Bala Mohammed for the confidence reposed in them, the Amirul-Hajj charged members of the committee to work in synergy towards achieving the desired objective.

On his part, the executive secretary of the state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abdurrahman Idris, said the board has made adequate preparations to ensure a hitch- free exercise.

He said with the support of Governor Bala, Bauchi has successfully registered over 2,600 intending pilgrims, which is higher than most other states across the country.