By Mustapha Adamu
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has honoured some Muslims with extraordinary character in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
On Thursday, NAHCON honoured Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, who was famous for saving over 350 Christians faithfuls in his home in Jos, Plateau State during a crisis.
Also recognised is Corporal Bashir Umar of the Nigerian Air Force, who returned €37,000 he found at Kano Hajj Camp to its owner on Sunday, July 7.
Corporal Umar was subsequently promoted by the Nigerian Airforce for this singular act, while the Imam bagged himself an American award.
Speaking at the occasion, the Chairman/CEO of NAHCON, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar enjoined Muslims to emulate them, so that the country will be united as one.
He also nominated Imam Abdullahi was as member of the National Ulama Team, while Corporal Umar as member of the National Security Committee.