Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has appointed the Amirul Hajj and eleven man committee to make the 2018 Hajj team for Gombe state with Alhaji Ahmed Usman Mohammad (Emir of Deba) as the Amirul Hajj.

The team is entrusted with the general oversight of the 2018 Hajj and to address any operational problem(s) that may come up during the pilgrimage. The team will work alongside the Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board Secretariat who are responsible for the Hajj exercise.

The eleven member team include:- Dr. Ibrahim  Jalo Dauda, Sheik Muhammad Adamu Dokoro, Mal. Barura Mohammed (Hon. Commissioner Min. of Solid Minerals), Hon. Ahmed Abubakar Doho and Dr. Bature Usman Gwani of the State House of Assembly, Justice Halima Mohammed Shamaki (High court of Juctice), Justice Hassan Bello Abbayo (Hon. Khadi) Sharia court of Appeal and Sheik Bashir Ladan.

Others are His Royal Highness, Alh. Mohammed Danjuma Mohammed (Bala Waja), Sheikh Hamza Adamu Abdulhamid and Shiekh Salisu Mohammed.

The Governor congratulates the team and wished them the best in the challenging task.