By; VICTOR DAZANG, Kaduna
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has said that Kaduna State has benefited from its projects more than any state in the country.
The Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan stated this when he led members of on a courtesy call to Governor Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai at State House, Kaduna.
He explained that some of the projects are the on-going hajj hotel, executive hall, Hajj saving scheme and Hajj Training Institutes.
Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan also solicited the support of the government to establish a commission outreach office to ease management of hajj affairs in the state being among those with large number of contingents to Hajj.
Representing the Kaduna state Governor, Malam Nasiru el-Rufai, the Secretary to the State Government, Balarabe Abbas Lawalexplained that the government is working towards having a hajj agency in order to improve the welfare of the pilgrims.
He assured that the government would continue to partner with the NAHCON for smooth operation of hajj affairs in the state.
The NAHCON team also visited the Emir of Zazzau, Dr. Shehu Idris and solicited the traditional institute support towards successful Hajj exercise.