The Nationwide Hajj fee stated it has begun the Scrutiny and screening of pilgrims at the side of the Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company and different related businesses, to attain a drug free hajj from Nigeria.
A delegation of the Nationwide hajj fee made this identified when it paid a courtesy go to to the governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
As a part of efforts instituted to stem the tide of Drug instances amongst Muslim pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia, the leaders of the fee converge on Enugu to deliberate and educate state coordinators on what is anticipated of intending pilgrims of Hajj missions, to Saudi Arabia.
The chairman of the fee stated though the fee has not recording any case of drug trafficking prior to now three years, it nonetheless very a lot wants the collaboration of the NDLEA and different safety businesses, to make sure that Hajj train, is drug free.
He stated the fee has additionally launched extra stringent measures with improved media advocacy, to coach pilgrims on what is anticipated of them, as they embark on their holy mission.
The fee seized the chance to activity the federal government of Enugu state to equip the state Hajj fee and supply the fundamentals wanted, to allow them meet up with the obligatory necessities.
On behalf of the state governor, his deputy, Cecelia Ezeilo, promised that the state would look into the requests made by the hajj fee.
The federal authorities is poised in direction of making certain that no pilgrim results in jail and the nation just isn’t dropped at disrepute by their actions.