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Ahead 2021 Hajj: NAHCON South-South Commissioner, Musa urges Bayelsa Govt to Constitute Muslim Pilgrim Welfare Board

Sen. Diri Douye


By Amgbare Ekaunkumor, Yenagoa


The Federal Commissioner representing the people of South-South Region in the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria,NAHCON, Alhaji Sadiq Musa has urged the Bayelsa State Government to constitute the Bayelsa Muslim Pilgrim Welfare Board including a “Saving Scheme” for Muslims as part of preparations for the 2021 hajj.

Alhaji Musa made the call during his familiarization visit to the Creek Haven, Government House, Bayelsa State.

The Commissioner said with the constitution of the board, the commission which he represents will have a smooth operation in Bayelsa State.

“I am here just for a singular reason. It is because when I assume office after screening by the Senate and conferment by Mr. President, it is expected of me to visit my zone, familiarize with them and move for arrangements of 2021 Hajj.

“Since the Pandemic has cancelled the one of 2020. That’s the reason why I am here to assess the Board’s Office and all other facilities that we can use to kick start the 2021 Hajj.

Alhaji Musa who was received in audience by the Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Duoye Diri who was represented by his Deputy, Mr. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpor commended the State Government for the hospitality accorded other muslims thus far.

He also congratulated the Bayelsa State Governor,Mr. Douye Diri on his victory at the Supreme Court.

He said the Supreme Court’s judgment is a victory for the entire people of Bayelsa State.

He added the judgement has put to rest all litigations as regards the Bayelsa State gubernatorial election.

He also pointed out that the litigations constituted a huge setbacks to the Bayelsa State Government.

Alhaji Musa urged Governor Douye Diri to settle down, work and remain focused in his determination to aggressively developed the State as well better the lives of the people.






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