Nura Hassan Yakasai
Nura Hassan YakasaiCommissioner: Policy, Personnel Management & Finance
Born in 1961 in Kano, Kano State.
He attended Aminu Kano Commercial College Kano and Bayero University Kano, where he obtained Bachelor of Science Accounting and Master of Business Administration.
He was Managing Partner at 15teen International Enterprises Kano (2016 – 2019).

Plant Logistics Manager at Nigeria Bottling Company Plc Kano and Abuja (2007-2015), Supply Chain Manager at Nigerian Bottling Company Plc Kaduna (2004-2007), Warehouse Manager Nigerian Bottling Company Plc Kano (2003-2004), Process Systems Manager Nigerian Bottling Company Plc Kano (2000-2003).
Manager (Finance and Investment) Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria Abuja (1999-2000).
Branch Manager SCOA Motors Kano and Jos (1993-1999), Accounts and Admin Manager (North) SCOA Motors Kano (1990-1993), Assistant Internal Auditor (North) SCOA Motors Kano (1987-1990).
He is a member, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), he is happily married with children.

Policy, Personnel Management and Finance, The Department is headed by Commissioner PPMF, it is composed of Admin, Finance & Accounting, Policy and Hajj Development Levy Divisions

Dr.  Ibrahim Mohammed Sodangi (FCIA)

(Head, Administration & Human Resources)

Dr. Sodangi Ibrahim Mohammed, FCIA has over 23 years’ experience in service particularly in the field of Administration in various organizations with extensive knowledge and understanding of Administrative functions and procedures in public and private organizations. His guidance and mentorship helps the Commission to make head way through complex governmental procedures. He holds a Ph.D. In Public Admin and Policy Analysis from University of Abuja, and also  a Fellow of Charted Institute of Administration.


  • Define and disseminate NAHCON’s Manpower Resourcing Policies and procedures, create strategic recruitment and selection plan.
  • Design documents and implement NAHCON’s Performance Management System and oversee the design and development of NAHCON’s Compensation Strategy and Programmes.
  • Create NAHCON’s Strategic Training and Organizational Development Plans and procedures to meet the Personnel Professional and organizational needs of NAHCON’s employees.
  • Define, document policies, and regularly update NAHCON’s career and succession polices, plans and procedures.
  • Recommend and maintain organizational structure and staffing levels to accomplish NAHCON’s goals and objectives as well as oversee, redesign of job description as the need arises.

Babagana Kaigama

Head, Finance & Accounts (F&A)

Functions of the Division:

  • In charge of receipts of all on-shore and off-shore Hajj account revenue,
  • Receipt of payments by pilgrims and tour operators, transfer and payment to the appropriate Saudi Authorities on their behalf;
  • Preparation of vouchers and payments;
  • Preparation budget of the whole Commission;
  • Receives any income accruing to the Commission;
  • Makes all appropriate payments to Staff and other beneficiaries;
  • Interfaces with the Offices of the Auditor General and Accountant General, the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Ramat Jafar Isa

Head, Policy Division

Functions of the Division:

  • Analyze various insurance policy proposals for Hajj and Umrah, Staff welfare and Government policy) and advice the Commission accordingly.
  • Propose policy for the Commission regarding areas that will foster improvement and to achieve organizational goals and objectives
  • To analyze periodically, policies and guidelines of the Commission over the years and advice where amendment and adjustment is required.
  • Ensuring that policies/guidelines are adhered strictly to by doing an impact analysis.

Abbas Mustapha

Head, Hajj Development Levy Division

  • Hajj Development Levy is assigned with the responsibility of monitoring and supervising all the Hajj Development Levy projects.
  • It’s also the responsibility of the Division to liaise with the consultant (Federal Ministry of Works and Housing) on behalf of the Commission.
  • The Division is also mandated to interface and receive complaints from Contractors.
  • It’s also expected from the Division to receive suggestions/observations from the beneficiaries of the project (The various State Pilgrims Welfare Boards/Agencies and Commission) on how best to administer the funds.