By Our Correspondent
Registration of Hajj 2021 Exercise is at its peak in katsina state with Funtua,Malumfashi and katsina zones registering maximum number of Pilgrims allocated to the zones.
This was disclosed by the Executive Director,Katsina state Pilgrims welfare board Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu Kuki while on a working tour in Funtua zonal office.
Kuki said that the Hajj 2021 registration exercise enjoys full cooperation of the intending pilgrims in areas of compliance with the registration Guidelines.
Earlier,the Funtua Zonal officer,Alhaji Isa Sule Yandaki informed the Executive Director that the recent refund of 2019 hajj exercise reised the confidence of the people of Funtua zone on katsina state pilgrims Welfare board.
Yandaki disclosed that the 222 Hajj 2021 slots allocated to Funtua zone are already exhausted,with more demands from the zone.
Responding ,the executive director promised to look into the demand.
The Executive director later inspected the land allocated to Katsina Pilgrims Welfare Board for the construction of the Funtua zonal office.
The land situated in sokoto road is already encroached by a number of people who built illegal structures on the front side of the land.
Commenting on the encroachment, the zonal manager katsina state urban and regional planning,Husaini iliyasu,informed the Executive director that the encroachment is illegal since the encroachers did not obtain permission from URPB.
The Funtua Resident Surveyor,Muhammad Rabiu Adamu,and the representative of the Director works Funtua Local Government,Abubakar Mohammed Inuwa advice the Executive Director to make efforts to secure the land since it is reserved for the construction of Funtua zonal office.
The Executive director Promised to convene a meeting with the encroachers to retrieve back the land.
The Executive director was accompanied on the tour by the Director Administration of the Board,Alhaji Sada Salisu Rumah.