Muhammad Ahmad Shira
Head, Licensing 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:
- Coordinates the licensing of service providers in liaison with relevant units, divisions and departments of the Commission
- Announcement of Application for Hajj to interested Tour Operator Companies on the Website of the Commission, National Dailies and Social Media in collaboration with the relevant Units, Divisions and Department of the Commission.
- Activation of portal to receive applications from the interested Tour Operators to participate in Hajj.
- Processing and Issuance of License to Qualified Tour Operator Companies for Umrah.