Kogi State Hajj Commission has debunked the allegations of favouring one group in the selection of pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj exercise, describing the claims as unfounded and mischievous.
The Executive Chairman of the Commission Sheikh Luqman Imam Abdullahi stated this on Thursday while reacting to some online publication alleging that the commission is being partial in its regional allocation of seats for intending pilgrims.
According to him, the commission is well guided in the selection of pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj exercise by the rules of all inclusiveness, justice and fairness as exemplified by Governor Yahaya Bello’s led administration in Kogi State.
He described the allegation as unfounded, false and a deliberate attempt by the authors to cause confusion and to mislead the public.
The Executive Chairman further explained that the commission took time to follow all rules and regulations of the hajj selection process and asked those behind this mischief to come up with proof to back their claim.
He therefore advise journalists to always find out the true position of any matter before going to press, so as not to join mischief makers to present falsehood.
The Executive Chairman used the medium to thank all the intending pilgrims for their patience , cooperation and understanding, assuring all intending pilgrims that the commission has stepped up the preparations for the 2022 Hajj exercise and would inform them at the shortest notice of the movement to Abuja.
Sheikh Abdullahi called on them to continue to support the commission and pray for the success of this years Hajj operation.