By Sebastine Onwu
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Gombe State governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has appointed His Royal Highness, the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji [ Dr] Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III as Amirul Hajj/Head of delegation for the 2019 Hajj.
The Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) to Gombe State Governor, Ismaila Uba Misilli who disclosed this in a statement sent to Sundiata Post also informed that Alhaji Zubair Muhammad Umar (Chiroman Gombe) was appointed as the Deputy Amirul Hajj.
Other members of the delegation are: His Royal Highness, Bala Waja, Alhaji Danjuma Mohammed, Malam Ado Gabanni, Sheikh Adamu Dokoro and Sheikh Adamu Girbo.
Others are Sheikh Usman Isah Taliyawa, Sheikh Naziru Idrisa Umar, Hajiya Farida Sulaiman, Hajiya Uwani Shuaibu Gara and
Hon. Saidu Shehu Awak’ who is the Secretary.
The team is mandated to work with the Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board and other relevant agencies to ensure proper oversight and smooth operation of the 2019 Hajj exercise.