Tinubu dissolves Hajj commission board, appoints new chairman

President Bola Tinubu has dissolved the Board of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

He also appointed Alhaji Jalal Ahmad Arabi as the commission’s new chairman and chief executive officer.

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Ajuri Ngelale, who confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said his principal also directed the outgoing NAHCON chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, to proceed on a three-month pre-retirement leave from October 18.