- Miyetti Allah has dissociated itself from the purported statement from one of it's members threatening to force Senate President, Bukola Saraki out of office if he fails to resign immediately
- The national body of the association said Garos Gololo spoke in his personal capacity and has no mandate to speak on behalf of the association.”
- Describing his statement as unfortunate, the national secretary urged the public to disregard the statement
Following the purported statement threatening to force the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki out of office if he fails to resign immediately, the national leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has denied the report, Vanguard reports.
NAIJ.com gathered that Baba Uthman , the national secretary in a statement on Wednesday, August 22, dissociated itself from a statement credited to one of its members, Garus Gololo, who had in an interview in Benue state threatened the association will force Saraki out if he does not resign immediately.
The national body of the association in a swift denial, said: “Garos Gololo spoke in his personal capacity and has no mandate to speak on behalf of the association.”
Ngelzarma said the association is a non partisan body with no interest in the political terrain and hence, couldn’t meddle into the affairs of political actors thereby compounding already obvious challenges it faces.
It said it would sanction the Benue member who issued such threat.
Read the statement below:
“The attention of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has been drawn to an interview granted by one Garus Gololo in Makurdi to Punch Newspaper titled ‘Resign or we will force you out’. Miyetti Allah to Saraki.
This statement is unfortunate. I will categorically state that Garos Gololo spoke in his personal capacity and has no mandate to speak on behalf of the association.
Miyetti Allah is a non partisan association with no interest in the political terrain and we couldn’t meddle into the affairs of political actors thereby compounding our already obvious challenges. I therefore urge all and sundry to disregard this statement.
This statement is not from MACBAN and should be disregarded in its entirety. We take exception on this statement and Garos Gololo is entirely on his own and will be sanctioned accordingly. We cannot afford to add up to the many challenges we are confronted with.
I’m therefore appealing to the general public to disregard this statement as it is coming from someone who doesn’t have the mandate of the association to speak on its behalf. Thank You and God bless you all.”
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In a previous report by NAIJ.com, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association on Tuesday, August 21, allegedly warned the president of Senate, Bukola Saraki, to resign his position immediately or be forced to do so.
The national coordinator of the association in Benue state, Alhaji Garus Gololo, gave the warning in an interview with its correspondent in Makurdi.
Gololo said Saraki had created numerous problems for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, which he said had affected the economic and social growth of the nation.
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