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JUST IN:President Tinubu approves another appointment

JUST IN:President Tinubu approves another appointment

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Alhaji Jalal Ahmad Arabi as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for a term of four years in the first instance.

The president also directed the outgoing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, to proceed on 3-month pre-retirement leave as provisioned by Public Service Rule (PSR) 120243 with effect from October 18, 2023, leading to his eventual retirement from service on January 17, 2023.

The new Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Jalal Ahmad Arabi, will assume office in acting capacity on October 18, 2023, and will continue to serve in substantive capacity for a fresh term of four years, beginning on January 17, 2023.

Tinubu also approved the dissolution of the Board of NAHCON.


Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said the president expects the new NAHCON leadership to serve in reverence of Allah and with utmost adherence to the precepts of service according to the Holy Qur’an.

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