Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has constituted a 16-member committee for this year’s Hajj operations.
This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Maiduguri by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Alhaji Hassan Abdullahi.
According to Abdullahi, the state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, will serve as Chairman of the committee, with the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Alhaji Ali Dalori, as Vice- Chairman.
Other members include: Alhaji Haruna Kukawa, Alhaji Kaka Shehu-Lawan, Hajiya Inna Galadima, Alhaji Ali Kaka-Umar, Alhaji Aji Kolo-Gujja, Dr Shettima Kullima and Alhaji Mohammed Umar.
The remaining members are: Sheikh Tijani Umara, Sheikh Abubakar Kachalla, Sheikh Khalifah Banki, Sheikh Gambo Kyari, Sheikh Baba Bunu-Bukar, Sheikh Muhammad Salafi and Sheikh Ibrahim Bama.