BY OKEY NDIRIBE
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yesterday appointed Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad, Alhaji Asari Dokubo and 15 others as members of the Federal Government’s delegation to the 2012 Hajj.
This was disclosed yesterday in a press statement issued by Mr Sam Nwaobasi, the Special Assistant to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Senator Anyim Pius Anyim.
According to the statement, other members of the delegation that would lead Nigerian Muslims to the Mecca the Islamic Holyland include Sen. Abdul A. Ningi, Hon. Mudashiru K. Akinlabi, Hon. Justice Suleiman Galadima, Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed, Alh. Sani Sami, Sami Gomo II, Emir of Zuru and Alhaji, H. A. Momoh, the Otaru of Auchi.
Others are Ambassador Haruna Wando, Hajia Rabi Kundili Abdu-Binchan, Sen. Walid Jibrin, Alhaji Sani Dauda, Amb. Adamu Aliyu, Sheikh Abdul Hafix Abu,, Mallam Ahmed Bello, Alhaji Baba Shehu Hashimi II, Emir of Damaturu and Ismaila Yusuf who would serve as Secretary.