Jaiz Bank Plc and Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC), have scheduled a national webinar to discuss the implications of the global pandemic on this year’s hajj and the options for Nigerian muslims.
A statement today, May 11 by the program coordinator, Almak Media, said the interactive lecture will be delivered by the chairman and chief executive officer of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan.
The statement said that the two-hour Zoom lecture will be held on May 17 from 11am, adding that it will address critical issues on the options for hajj and umrah at a period of global pandemic.
It said that the Managing Director of Jaiz Bank, Mallam Hassan Usman will give a remark on how the bank could support creative initiatives on hajj and other areas of the economy.
It said that participants will have the opportunity to ask questions on the implications of the global pandemic on the performance of muslim holy pilgrimage which is the fifth pillar of Islam.
The statement quoted Jaiz Bank as declaring supporting for the webinar in furtherance of its mandate as Nigeria’s first and leading Non-Interest Bank, NIB.
Among key participants expected on the webinar are chairmen of states pilgrim boards, private travel operators, hajj flights carriers, and Muslims from across the country.