On 8th January 2018 Kano State Government has constituted a Six Men Committee to investigate the circumstances that incapacitated the state Pilgrims Welfare Agency, to refund intending Pilgrims who paid deposits for last year’s Hajj.

The committee is mandated to determine the actual number of intending Pilgrims who deposited Money to the Pilgrims Welfare Board who were not perform the 2017 Hajj as well as to ascertain the actual individual and total amounts they deposited with the agency and also to identify those depositors who requested for the refund and those who intend to pay the balance for next Hajj lastly to establish the circumstances that made the Pilgrims Welfare Agency fail to reimburse the monies to the depositors who requested for refund.

Abdu Lawan Kofar Mazugal (Retired Permanent Secretary) is to Chair the Committee with Bello Shehu Usman (Retired Permanent Secretary), Sanusi Ado Magaji (Deputy Director, Public Prosecution), Malam Sani Abdullahi Tofa (DG, Kano State Shari’a Commission) and Danlami Shu’aibu (Director Special Assignment) as members. A Secretary is to be provided by the office of the Secretary to the State Government.

The committee has three weeks from the date of inauguration to submit its report.

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