The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has expressed gratitude to intending pilgrims who have to bear the brunt of the cancellation of this year’s hajj by the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Commission said that it appreciated the outpour of interests and enquiries by stakeholders over the cancellation of international pilgrimage for 2020 Hajj, saying that there is no need for panic.
In a statement today, June 24, by the Head of Public Affairs, Fatima Sanda Usara, NAHCON said that it welcome the news of the cancellation with complete surrender to the will of the Almighty, even as it commended the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia “for this brave decision.
“NAHCON is sensitive to all the enquiries and concerns that greeted Saudi Arabia’s much awaited decision. Hence, the Commission assures the general public that as soon as its leadership fulfils all administrative, cum official requirements, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NAHCON shall hold a press briefing where all your enquiries and way forward will be addressed.
“Meanwhile, NAHCON urges intending pilgrims to remain calm as necessary arrangements are in place to protect their interest. The Commission appreciates the prayers and support extended to it from all segments of the society.”