President John Dramani Mahama has in consultation with the National Chief Imam dissolved the National Hajj Committee.
A statement signed by the Spokesperson to the President, John Abdulai Jinapor,said the
dissolution of the Committee takes immediate effect.
The President has meanwhile
appointed Ibrahim Abdul Rauf Tanko, a former Member
of Parliament for Yagaba-Kubori in the Northern Region, to manage the activities of
the Hajj Committee until a substantive Committee is constituted.
John Abdulai JINAPOR
[January 10, 2012]