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Bauchi gov appoints Dass Emir as 2024 Amirul Hajj, 13 others

The Governor of Bauchi State Sen. Bala A. Mohammed has approved the appointment of His Royal Highness Alhaji Usman Bilyaminu Othman, the Emir of Dass, as the State Amirul Hajj for the 2024 Hajj Exercise in Saudi Arabia.

According to a letter of appointment signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Ibrahim Mohammed Kasim indicated that his appointment along – side 13 other prominent citizens of the State is based on their devotion, exemplary dedication, discipline and divine service to Almighty Allah. And they are carefully selected to oversee the smooth coordination and facilitation of pilgrims from Bauchi State during the holy pilgrimage.

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The Amirul Hajj Team comprises individuals with extensive experience in managing pilgrimage affairs, ensuring the comfort, safety, and well-being of pilgrims. Their appointment underscores the government’s unwavering commitment to providing seamless pilgrimage experiences for all intending pilgrims from Bauchi State.

Governor Bala Mohammed expressed confidence in the capabilities of the appointed team, emphasizing their capacity to uphold the highest standards of service delivery and professionalism throughout the Hajj exercise. He reiterated the state government’s dedication to supporting pilgrims and ensuring their welfare throughout their journey.

Other members of the Amirul Hajj Team include the following:-

  1. Hon. Jamilu Umar Dahiru ( Deputy Speaker)
    Bauchi State House of Assembly,​​​ as Deputy Amirul Hajj,
  2. Hon Justice Rabi Talatu Umar ( Chief Judge, Bauchi State)
  3. Khadi Umar Ahmed Liman
    Grand Khadi of Bauchi State,​​​-​—member
  4. Hon. Yakubu Ibrahim Hamza
    Hon. Commissioner Min. of Religious affairs​—-Member
  5. Hon. Ahmed Aliyu Jalam
    Hon. Commissioner Min. for Local
    Government and Chieftaincy Affairs​​-​——Member
  6. Alh. Ibrahim Y.M Baba (Hakimin Yelwan Duguri )
    Alkaelri LGA​​​​​​—— Member
  7. Surv. Ibrahim Saidu Jahun (Galadiman Bauchi)
    Bauchi LGA​​​​​​-​—Member
  8. Alh. Yayanuwa Zainabari
    Shira LGA​​​​​​—- Member
  9. Sheikh Zubairu A. Madaki
    Ganjuwa​​​​​​​ LGA —Member
  10. Sheikh Salisu Sulaiman Ningi
    Ningi LGA​​​​​​-​— Member
  11. Sheikh Ibrahim Dahiru Bauchi
    Bauchi LGA​​​​​​-​— Member
  12. Malam Ahmad Inuwa Na’ibi
    Bauchi LGA​​​​​​— Member
  13. Muhammad Haruna Barde
    (Dep. Chief of Staff)
    Katagum LGA​​​​​​—- Secretary
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The team will work in collaboratively with relevant authorities, including the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and the Saudi Arabian government, to ensure a seamless and successful pilgrimage experience for all Bauchi State pilgrims.

The Governor urged the appointed team to discharge their duties diligently, with the utmost sincerity, and in accordance with the principles of fairness, equity, and justice.

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