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FG appoints Sultan of Sokoto as leader of 2014 Hajj

By Okey Ndiribe

ABUJA—President  Goodluck  Jonathan has approved the appointment of members of the Federal Government delegation to the 2014 Hajj, with Sultan of Sokoto,  Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, as National Amirul Hajj and leader.

This was contained in a press statement issued yesterday  by Mr Sam Nwaobasi, the Special Adviser on Media to Senator Anyim Pius Anyim,  Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The list of the Federal Government delegation to the 2014 Hajj is as follows: Alhaji Saad Abubakar (leader)
Senator Bello Tukur, Hon. Ismaila Gadaka and Justice Tajudeen Ariwoola.

Others include Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed, Minister of State II, Foreign Affairs, Emir of Suleja, Mallam  Auwal Ibrahim and Oba Aderemi Adedapo.


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