The advice was given during a courtesy visit made by members of the Muslim Media to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria at its headquarters in Abuja as contained in the press release signed by the commission’s Head of Media, Fatima Mohammed Mustapha and made available to journalists.
The Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission Nigeria (NAHCON) Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, who was represented by the Commissioner in charge of Policy, Personnel, Management and Finance (PPMF), Dr. Yusuf Adebayo Ibrahim, commended the Association for its efforts in propagating Islam by using media to enlighten the Muslim Ummah on Hajj activities.
He assured the Association of the Commission’s commitment to fulfill its pledge, while assuring them of its readiness to partner with the Association in the implementation of the media guidelines set to be instituted by the Commission on Hajj Reportage.
The Commissioner for Operations, Alhaji Abdullahi Modibbo Saleh also implored members of the association to assist in the enlightenment of the intending Pilgrims and dissemination of positive information.
The President of the Muslim Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MMPAN) Alhaji Abdurrahaman Balogun in his reaction praised the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for its various innovative reforms, which has improved and eased the performance of Hajj in Nigeria.
Balogun, solicited for strategic partnership between the Association and NAHCON to improve Hajj reportage and assist in propagating Islam as he also prayed for the prosperity of the Commission.