Lagos State Commissioner for Residence Affairs Prince Anofiu Elegushi has appealed to the Nationwide Hajj Fee of Nigeria (NAHCON) to present states’ Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards the fitting to generate income internally.
This, he stated, was to have sufficient funds to execute the hajj operation of their states.
Elegushi made the enchantment throughout an inspection go to by the NAHCON’s Chairman/Chief Government Officer, Alhaji Zikrullahi Kunle Hassan, to the Hajj Camp in Akowonjo, Alimosho Native Authorities Space of Lagos State.
The commissioner stated there was want to cut back the monetary burden on state governments, including that by lowering the large bills normally incurred by the states throughout hajj operation, the state governments would have the ability to channel the funds to different equally vital initiatives that might be helpful to the generality of the individuals.
He suggested NAHCON to commercialise the multi-purpose corridor on the camp.
NAHCON chief Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan sought the help of the state authorities for the completion of the Akowonjo-Alimosho Hajj Camp, saying the camp has remained in its present state because of lack of funds.