2023: Miyetti Allah Finally Dumps Atiku, Endorses Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition

2023: Miyetti Allah Finally Dumps Atiku, Endorses Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition

  • The presidential ambition of former governor of Lagos state and the APC national leader, Bola Tinubu gets a big boost again
  • This is so as the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association have openly declared their support for Tinubu ahead of 2023 polls
  • According to the association, Tinubu has been there for them in difficult times and if elected, he will do more

Abuja- The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared its full support for the presidential ambition of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The association says the welfare of its members will improve with Tinubu as president in 2023.

MACBAN made this disclosure during a meeting held at the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute, Abuja, on Sunday, January 23, The Cable reports.

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A Muslim herder from the Fulani tribe tends his cattle near Shendam, in central Nigeria, May 27, 2004. Photo credit: Jacob Silberberg/Getty Images
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The association reiterated its commitment to better the lifestyle of its members.

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Legit.ng gathered that the meeting drew Fulani leaders from the 36 states and the FCT.

Ya’u Haruna, the convener of the meeting and a former chairman of the Jigawa chapter of MACBAN, said the association is paying attention to those who have shown their interest in contesting the 2023 presidency, including Tinubu.

Why Tinubu was their choice

Haruna said Tinubu, when he was governor of Lagos state, intervened and resolved an issue that involved the association when it had a crisis in Benue.

He said he believes that the national leader can do more for the association if elected president.

Haruna said:

“Tinubu came all the way, got us on a round table, and reconciled us, so, someone who could do this at that time, we believe can do more when he is at the helms of affairs.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that presidential hopefuls have been urged to ensure they serve as binding factors rather than brewers of hate and violence ahead of the election.

The call was made by a former head of state in Nigeria, Abdulsalami Abubakar at a dialogue organised by Daily Trust Media.

According to the former head of state, those declaring for one elective position or the other must watch their deeds.

APC chieftain Bisi Akande reveals Buhari's failed promise to Tinubu in 2015

In another report, former interim chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande, on Thursday, December 9, 2021, narrated how President Muhammadu Buhari promised but failed to pick Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as his running mate in the 2015 election.

Akande who is also a former governor of Osun state made the revelation in his autobiography, “My Participations”, which was launched in Lagos on Thursday.

He said Tinubu was instrumental to the emergence of Osinbajo as running mate to Buhari after he was formally dropped and asked to submit three names from the southwest from which Buhari would pick one.

Source: Legit.ng

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