Kogi Guber: Miyetti Allah Endorse Gov Bello for Second Term in Office

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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has adopted Gov. Yahaya Bello as their candidate in the forthcoming Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

The National Organising Secretary of the group, Alhaji Aliyu Saleh, who made the declaration at a news conference in Lokoja on Saturday directed fulanis in the state to immediately embark on Ruga to Ruga campaign for the re-election of Bello.

Saleh said that the group decided to support Bello for providing  a secured environment for fulanis to operate in the state.

“We are also supporting the governor governor for approving free Contagious  Bovine Plurol  Pheneumonia ( CBPP)  vaccination for over 23,000 cows belonging to our members in the state,” Saleh said.

The lauded Bello for put in place measures which had led to a reduction  in clashes between farmers and herders in the state.

Saleh also state that the governor had given them a sense of belonging by appointing  one of them into his cabinet and by making their leaders members of the traditional councils at the state and local government levels.

The National Organising Secretary who was flanked by the state Chairman of MACBAN, Alhaji Umaru Jaido, said that they decided to endorse Bello’s candidature because of their love for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The State Commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Mr Abubakar Ohere, who received the endorsement document on behalf of the governor that the group members for adopting Bello as their candidate.

He described the governor as a leader with a large heart, saying that he his priority had always been to provide secwirity for all irrespective of tribe and religion.

Ohere said that Bello decide to include Fulani leaders in the traditional council to reduce communal clash, kidnapping and cow rustling.

While appreciating them for their action, he said that the endorsement will propel Bello to do more for the people of the state.


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