Buhari To Save $1m For Nigeria As He Cancels Govt Delegation To Hajj

Published On: August 11, 2015, 6:21 am (5 years ago)
Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that there would be no federal government delegation for this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia. This is in a bid to cut cost of governance.

While the government will not be sending a delegation, it will continue its traditional roles of providing consular, medical and security services to Nigerian pilgrims. The president’s decision is expected to save about $1 million and N30m in local expenses.

According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu who stated this on Monday, Buhari says that the decision was not targeted at any individual or group. He also said that States were free to sponsor their pilgrims, if they wish.

“The states can deal with that (appointment of own delegations) but this year at the Center, we will not be involved,” Shehu said.


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Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 06:21 AM | Addicted Hero
Wonderful decision Mr President
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 06:31 AM | Gistmaniac
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dleg dleg (m)
Very Good. They should sponsor themselves from their salary and allowances which is more than enough for them
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 06:47 AM | Gistmaniac
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Better o. Anybody dat wants to go to hajj shld pay for it from his or her pocket.
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 06:49 AM | Addicted Hero
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oooooooh
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 07:00 AM | Addicted Hero
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So this is how this people have been wasting. Our money all this while? Why should we be the ones to pay for some people's. Hajj? Religion and politics never go together, Our leaders should stop being mediocre
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 07:24 AM | Gistmaniac
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and u people say baba no dey work abi?Huh?Huh?
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 09:30 AM | Hero
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this baba just dey work up and down, nice one!!
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 09:39 AM | Addicted Hero
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This is my President..... Sai baba Buhari
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 10:06 AM | Newbie
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spend 2.1billion and save 1million and 170 million fools jubilating baba is working...The more you look the less you see watch out for part 2
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 10:36 AM | Upcoming
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meanwhile when una no go JERUSALEM next year make una no CRY foul play oo
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 01:13 PM | Addicted Hero
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Sai baba Sai buhari Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 03:21 PM | Addicted Hero
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Wonderful
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 03:30 PM | Newbie
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sai baba sai buhari..... those pessimists wont appear on this page  to commend this decision, they would only appear to comment rubbish later. well done president buhari. wa pe bi  mope se n pe.
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 05:16 PM | Gistmaniac
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Good one ..am sure dis will affect christians going to jerusalem!
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 06:02 PM | Gistmaniac
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Quote from: gogoman on 11-08-2015 01:13 PM
meanwhile when una no go JERUSALEM next year make una no CRY foul play oo

so after your nice comments ontop,
you decide to rob yourself on the mud?.
this is why i call you ogogroman,
which is what you are.
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 07:17 PM | Gistmaniac
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so them be dey cheat us like dis before?.
 Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 07:20 PM | Gistmaniac
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well done mr president.. more power
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 07:23 PM | Upcoming
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nice one
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 07:25 PM | Upcoming
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Weldne n welcme
Posted: (5 years ago) on 11-08-2015 09:06 PM | Gistmaniac
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