Fulani group accuses Miyetti Allah Exco of tenure elongation, constitutional breach

Fulani group accuses Miyetti Allah Exco of tenure elongation, constitutional breach

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By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

Group under the guise of Concerned Members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have accused the executive officials of the association of tenure elongation and constitutional breach.

The concerned youth group in a statement on Sunday night in Kaduna disagreed with the continuous remaining in office of the elected officials whose mandate, tenure and authority expired on 10th day of April 2022 as provided by the Constitution of MACBAN which stipulated Four years per term.

A statement signed by the National Coordinator of the Concern MACBAN Youth, Umar A. Bonga stated that, “Incidentally, these National executives have served for two term of eight years consecutively, but remained in office after their tenure has elapsed by 10th April 2022.
“In the interest of justice, fairness and due regards to legitimate authorities, the above Association of Concern Members have risen in complete disagreement with the continuous remaining in power of the elected officials whose mandate and authority expired on 10th day of April 2022 as a result of the Provision of the MACBAN Constitution which stipulated Four (4) years per term.

“Unfortunately and against travesty of justice, they have refused to relinquish their seat even though they no longer have powers of electorates and mandate which made it possible for them to be there in the first place.

“Our grievances at this juncture are that, they have secretly establish an alliances with some states officials in order to extend their continuity against established constitution.

“At such, our decision is unanimous and therefore appeal to the Sultanate to ensure that due process is followed which include handing over all office activities, officials engagements, official documents and financial statements to the Board of Trustees (BOTs) which will Subsequently appoint a Caretaker Committee which will act as a transition body pending when proper fair and free Election is conducted. Only this could bring back the Sincerity, patriotism and the much talk about protection of the MACBAN members all over the country”, it stated.

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