Muhammad Ahmad Shira
Head, Tour Operators Division
Born 2nd February, 1968 in Shira, Bauchi State.
He attended Central Primary School Shira from 1977 to 1982, Pilot Junior Secondary School, from1982 to 1985, Government Secondary School Askira from 1979 to 1984, Government Technical College Bauchi from 1985 to 1988, College for Legal & Islamic Studies Misau (diploma in Arabic English & Islamic Studies) from 1990 to 1993, University of Maiduguri ( B.A. Islamic Studies) Digital Age Technologies Bauchi (Diploma in Computer Studies) from 2000 to 2001,Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Bayero University Kano) from 2006 to 2007, Masters in Public Administration (Ahmadu Bello University Zaria) 2019.
Working Experience: National Youth Service at Hadeja Jama’are River Basin Dev. Authority, Kano from 1998 to 1999, Lecture and Coordinator of Computer and Information Centre, College for Legal & Islamic Studies Misau Bauchi State from 2001 to 2009, Senior Administrative officer (Chairman/CEO’s office) NAHCON from 2009 to 2010. He has worked in across various divisions in Operations department till date.
Functions of the Division:
• Regulates and monitor the activities of registered Tour Operator Companies (Travelling Agencies)
• Registration of Tour Operator companies
• To pre-qualify those companies who have met the Commission’s set standard before issuance of license
• Coordination and monitoring of Umrah and Hajj activities of the Licensed Tour operator companies both onshore and offshore