The governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda, has reappointed the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu the Amirul Hajj for the 2012 Hajj exercise.
The governor disclosed this while receiving the report of the 2011 Hajj exercise at the Government House, Bauchi.
He applauded the good work of the Amirul Hajj committee headed by the Emir of Bauchi, in which the current speaker of the state Assembly, Alhaji Yahya Muhammad Miya, served as the deputy chairman of the committee.
Governor Yuguda remarked that members of the committee had exhibited high sense of discipline and quality leadership during the last year’s hajj exercise.
He assured that the state government had concluded arrangement to provide a new Hajj camp for the state pilgrims near the new international airport.