The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Mallam Abdullahi Mohammed, says the Commission has taken proactive measures to ensure the safety of intending pilgrims to the 2016 Hajj.
He made this known in Abuja while interacting with journalist of the measures taken by Saudi Authorities to ensure a hitch free exercise.
Mallam Muhammad explained that the Commission had received an assurance from the host Government on arrangements put in place to avoid re-occurrence of the incident of stampede.
The Chairman of the Commission further said the Organisation had embarked on programmes to sensitize the intending pilgrims on ways to ensure a hitch free Hajj exercise.
Some pilgrims lost their lives including Nigerians in the stampede during 2015 Hajj.