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Tinubu appoints 20 into Christian Pilgrim, HAJJ Commission Boards

By Mo Isa

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday 10 January 2024, approved the appointment of 20 qualified Nigerians to serve on the boards of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC and National Hajj Commission, NAHCOM.

The 9 appointed into the Christian Pilgrim Commission are:

1. Colonel Aloche Adole — Chairman

2. Dr Stephen Adegbite — Secretary

3. Omowumi Olubunmi Ogunlola — Member, South West

4. Clement Alobu Nweke — Member, South East

5. Chief Prince Weli Wosu — Member, South South

6. Prof. Joseph Haruna Mamman — Member, North West

7. Dr Toma Hamidu Ragnjiya — Member, North East

8. Dr Simon Abu Samson Dolly — Member, North Central

9. Bishop Raphael Benjamin Nwankwo — Representative, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

“The President charges the new appointees to consider their appointment as an opportunity to serve the nation and, as such, wholly commit themselves to this important purpose,” the statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity read.

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The 11 appointed into the National Hajj Commission are:

Jalal Arabi — Chairman (In Office)

1. Aliu Abdulrazaq — Commissioner, Policy, Personnel, & Finance

2. Prince Anofi Elegushi — Commissioner, Operations

3. Professor Abubakar A. Yagawal — Commissioner, Planning & Research


1. Dr Muhammad Umaru Ndagi — North Central

2. Abba Jato Kala — North East

3. Sheikh Muhammad Bin Othman — North West

4. Tajudeen Oladejo Abefe — South West

5. Aishat Obi Ahmed — South East

6. Zainab Musa — South South

7. Professor Musa Inuwa Fodio — Jama’atul Nasril Islam

8. Professor Adedimeji Mahfouz Adebola — Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs

“The President mandates the appointees to dedicate themselves to the task of ensuring that operations of the National Hajj Commission are more efficient, transparent, and responsive to the needs of Nigerians,” the statement by Ngelale read.

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