Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has approved the appointment of Ustaz Alhaji Zakariya Zaak Abubakar Aliyu as kogi state Amiru Hajj for the 2023 Hajj Exercise.
In a statement issued on Sunday by the chairman of the commission, Sheikh Luqman Imam Abdullahi, said Ustaz Alhaji Zakariya Zaak Abubakar Aliyu is a retired public servant and a veteran in the Hajj industry.
A committed religious leader, Ustaz Alhaji Zakariya Zaak Abubakar Aliyu, hails from the eastern senatorial district of the state.
According to the chairman, all intending pilgrims who are yet to submit their international passport to the commission, should do so immediately
In addition, they are also to submit their Covid-19 green card to the commission during the training which commences from 14th -16th May, 2023, in the three senatorial districts of the state.
The chairman also reminded all intending pilgrims that inoculation and collection of Hajj materials is scheduled to hold from 17th to19th May, 2023, at the Hajj Commission premises, in Lokoja.