By Isiyaka Ismail Wunti
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has expressed satisfaction with conduct of the State contingents in just concluded Hajj exercise at the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He also applauded the effort of National Haji Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and the State Pilgrims Welfare Board in handling the affairs of the pilgrims from the State and National levels.
Governor Bala Mohammed made commendation while fielding questions from Government House correspondents shortly after returning from the spiritual journey.
Bala Mohammed said while in the holiday land he interacted with the state contingents at different fora and provided them with Sallah gifts to enable them settle some of their bills before returning home.
According to the Governor arrangements have being made for the commencement of the airlift of the pilgrims from Jidda to Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport Bauchi tomorrow Sunday.
He assured commitment of his administration to sustain the support of pilgrimage and general welfare of pilgrims.
Our correspondent Isiyaka Ismail Wunti reports that the Governor has earlier attended to some official engagement in Abuja before returning to the state.