Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong, on Sunday appointed Sheikh Sani Yahaya Jingir as the state’s Amirul Hajj for this year’s Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
Jingir is Chairman, Council of Ulama of the Jama’atul Izalatul Bidi’a Walikatis Sunna, which headquarters is in Jos.
Lalong, in a statement signed by Mr Emmanuel Nanle, Director of Press Affairs, also directed intending pilgrims that had completed the payment of their Hajj fare, to appear for screening from July 29, 2015.
According to him, the screening team, led by Alhaji Danlami Abdullahi, will carry out the exercise for two weeks.
The statement assured intending pilgrims that their safety and comfort would be ensured,both in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. (NAN)

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