Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the reconstitution of the State Muslim Pilgrims Board.
This was disclosed in a statement by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye on Friday, October 20.
A top academic and community leader Prof Mashood Mahmood Jimba was picked as the new chairman of the board, according to the statement.
“Professor Jimba, until recently the chairman of the Kwara State Arabic Education Board, is an alumnus of the Azhar University Cairo (Egypt). He teaches at the Kwara State University Malete, where he is also the Dean of Students Affairs of the school.
“Other members of the board are former commissioner for Energy Hajia Fatimah Hassanah; Hajia Khadijat Abutawwiy; Dr. Abubakar Agbaje; Mrs Abibat Otuyo; and Mallam Musa Haruna Farikebe,” the statement read.
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