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Adamawa Gov’t Appoint 2016 Amirul Hajj, Reconstitutes Hajj Board

By Tom Garba, Yola
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Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa has approved the appointment of Gangwari Ganye, Alhaji Adamu Sanda, as 2016 Amirul Hajj.

A statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Mallam Ahmad Sajoh, said the five man amirul hajj team has Alhaji Nuhu Bawandu as Deputy Amirul Hajj and Alhaji Musa Ahmad as Secretary.

The statement said that the governor also approved the reconstitution of state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board.

The statement said that the reconstitution of board was "occasioned by a new law passed by the State House of Assembly and accented to by the Governor."

The statement said that the new 12 member board is now made up of Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal as chairman and Alhaji Umar Bobboyi as Executive Secretary/CEO.