Planning, Research, Statistics, and Information, and Library Services

/Planning, Research, Statistics, and Information, and Library Services
Planning, Research, Statistics, and Information, and Library Services2018-12-21T11:10:51+00:00
Alhaji Yusuf Adebayo Ibrahim
Alhaji Yusuf Adebayo IbrahimAg Commissioner PRSILS
ALHAJI YUSUF ADEBAYO IBRAHIM Born in 60s. From Oyo state, a highly motivated and resourceful executive that has made very significant contribution in the management of resources, human and material in every office he occupied, with proven competency in implementing policies to successful completion. A strategic thinker with multi-tasking competence in seeking out ways to improve processes and streamline operations in the work environment of the public sector an astute administrator evidence of this is that he is a member of Nigeria institute of management, fellow certified Board of Administrators, fellow institute of operations management. He heads personnel policy Management and Finance department from 2011 to Date.
PRSILS Department is headed by Commissioner: Policy, Personnel Management and Finance. the Department which is composed of the following Units Planing, Research, Statistics, Information and Library Science

Alhaji R.O Abdussalam

Assistant Director – PRSILS

Wali Alhaji  Gana

Head – Research & Statistics Division

Hajia Mustapha Wafiyya Saleh


Functions of the Division:

  • This unit prepares a road map for all operational activities of the Commission which
    covers short, medium and long plan;
  • Prepares and implements the Commission’s calendar of events (when approved) a
    schedule, monitors evaluation activities;

Alhaji Zakariyau Tanimu Muhammad

Ag. Head – ICT Division

Functions of the Division:

  • The unit is responsible for developing/facilitating appropriate IT solutions for Hajj
  • Managing the etrack Hajj registration portal;
  • Developing IT solutions for the normal activities of the Commission;
  • Developing and maintating IT infrastructure and equipment in the Commission.

Alhaji Sa’ad Ahmad Imam


Functions of the Division:

  • Engaging the intending pilgrims by conducting training and orientation programs;
  • Coordinating with State Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards in ensuring pilgrims’ education and
    orientation for all the intending pilgrims in Nigeria;
  • Developing appropriate training policies, guidelines and manuals;
  • Developing educational materials and guides for the pilgrims.

Hajia Mustapha Fatima Muhammed


The Information and Public division was created in June 2018, from the former media section in the Office of the Chairman aftermath of the re-structuring exercise in the Commission.

It comprises of three sections, Information and Publication, New Media and the Broadcast section. These sections are further divided into four sub-units which are: Print and In-House publication, Radio, Television and New Media Units. The Division is under the Department of Planning, Research and Statistics, Information and Library Services.

Functions of the Division:

  • Reports the activities of the Commission
  • Projects the Commission’s image in a positive way to the public
  • Defends the Commission against misrepresentation and media attacks
  • Publication of In-House Newsletter and Hajj Mabrur Magazine
  • Production and monitoring of twin programme of AS YOU ANSWER THE CALL as well as HAJJ A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY on the Network of FRCN.
  • Administering of On-line postings of the Whatsapp, YouTube and Facebook platforms
  • Newspaper review and placements of insertions and adverts
  • Production of jingles for NAHCON

Hajia Aisha Magaji

Head – Library Services


Aisha Umar Magaji holds a BSc in Library and Information Sciences from Bayero University Kano, a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (chattered)(NIM), member of (NLA) Nigerian Library Association (FCT Chapter), member of women Liberian in Nigeria (AWLIN) FCT Chapter. Currently working with National Hajj Commission of Nigeria as Liberian 1, Native of Yola Adamawa State, married with three children, speaks Hausa, Fulfulde and English.

Library Services: is a Division under Planning, Research Statistics Information and Library Services Department. The Library was created on 2008 under the Supervision of the Former Commissioner Sheikh Saleh Orenwa. The division has 2 units with 3 staff and empress of the analog and the digital which will soon be functional.

Functions of the Division:

  • Select appropriate material for the library.
  • Analyze and organize collections by subject.
  • Categories, prepares and catalogues these materials
  • Provides indexing and abstracting services to the users to save their time.
  • Keep current on resources and literature.
  • Select publication for the library’s collections.
  • Digitizing collections for online access.
  • Educate individuals on how to use the library systems to find the information they need.
  • To provide reference services to the users by telephone, by post or email.
  • To give current awareness service (CAS) regarding new arrivals and latest services to the users.
  • To provide internet as well as internet facility to the users in order to access the library collection and catalogues at their desktop.
  • To compile bibliographies (like minute of all meeting) union catalogues, documentation lists, newspaper clippings, accession list etc. to save the time of the users.