- The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has dismissed the media report regarding its support for Bola Tinubu ahead of the 2023 polls
- In a statement released to newsmen on Wednesday, the association described the report as untrue while noting that it is not time to endorse any presidential aspirant
- The association hinted further that those who have declared their full support for Tinubu are individuals, warns that MACBAN should not be dragged into the politics of endorsement
Abuja- The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has said it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 general elections.
PM News report that the national secretary of MACBAN, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday, January 26, in Abuja.
Ngelzarma said the association respects the aspirations of all presidential aspirants and said it is not yet time to single out an individual for support.
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“The attention of the MACBAN National Headquarters has been drawn to stories in the media claiming that we have endorsed the presidential aspiration of Sen. Ahmed Tinubu.
“We want to make it clear that the association has not endorsed any candidate.
“Those who endorsed Tinubu are doing so as individuals, as MACBAN should not in anyway be dragged into the politics of endorsement at this stage."
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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.