The International Centre for Islamic Culture and Education, ICICE, has pledged to support the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to implement newly introduced policies and programs that will have far-reaching positive impacts on the conduct of Hajj operations at home and in Saudi Arabia.
The Director-General and Chief Executive of the Centre, Dr Kabir Kabo Usman, stated this on Friday during a courtesy visit to the Chairman and Chief Executive of NAHCON, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, in his office in Abuja.
Dr Kabir Kabo Usman presented a copy of the Holy Qur’an to the Chairman and CEO of NAHCON Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan during the Courtesy Call.
A statement issued on Saturday by Abdulkadir Ahmed Ibrahim, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Director-General- ICICE Dr Kabir Kabo Usman, explained that as a Centre that focuses on Education, Trainings in Islamic Finance, Science of Qur’an and Arabic language courses among others.
ICICE ALSO commended the new policies and programs of NAHCON recently introduced by the new Management under Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan.
Some of the policies and programs are the Hajj Savings Scheme, the Hajj Training Institute and the Digital Transformation Agenda which are aimed at positioning the Commission in global Hajj affairs as well as professionalizing Hajj administration in the country.
Responding, the Chairman and Chief Executive of NAHCON, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, heartily accepted the offer by ICICE for a robust relationship between the two organizations to achieve the desired objectives for Nigerian Muslims and pilgrims in particular to get the best part of their hajj.