Gombe Government Reacts To Southern And Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum Ignorance On Mai Tangle Issue
It has gone to the consideration of the Gombe State Government that a specific body known as the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum has put forth pointless attempts through a deriding official statement to coerce and fault the Gombe State Government, especially the Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, over the new commotion that occurred in Billiri town coordinated by some corrupt components as individuals anticipate another Mai Tangle.
Albeit the Gombe State Government doesn’t wish to get gives together with any individual or gathering of people on the matter, it is important to set the records on the right track – without going into negligible and ludicrous issues raised by the discussion – else the clueless public might be duped by the deception and determined endeavor by the previously mentioned discussion to cause more mischief than anything in the Tangale land and Gombe state all in all.
After the passing of the late Mai Tangle, Dr. Abdu Buba Maisharu II, on Sunday, January 10, 2021, the Gombe State Government permitted the conventional Kingmakers to choose and advance the names of named possibility to supplant the late ruler. That interaction has been finished up, and the Gombe State Government is in receipt of the rundown containing the names of three designated people for the stool.
From the outset, 23 qualified people from the Tangale land showed interest, and the number was subsequently pruned to 18. In their shrewdness, the Kingmakers showed up at the three names legally necessary, which were sent to the State Government for fundamental activity. At the very least the three names put together by the Kingmakers are completely equipped for the stool.
It is fairly grievous than what ought to be a usually tranquil and consistent interaction has produced issues that ought not to have emerged in any case as the Kingmakers took care of their job determinedly and energetically.
It is unfortunate that a body, for example, the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum would fall back on extorting the Gombe State Governor on a matter that he has no hand in. Where the lead representative comes in will be in the endorsement and declaration of the following Mai Tangle from the rundown of the three people selected by the Kingmakers as per the law.
For the evasion of uncertainty, the Governor of Gombe State has consented to the Gombe State Chieftaincy Law, 2020. The significant arrangement of the Law concerning the arrangement of an Emir or Chief is that the Council of Traditional Kingmakers of an Emirate or a Chiefdom will select to the Governor three contender for the empty stool from among qualified individuals from the Royal Family. The Governor, after due consideration, will at that point pick one of the contenders for the arrangement as an Emir or Chief. The arrangement of an Emir or Chief is, along these lines, the privilege of the Governor.
segment 9 subsection (a-b) under their capacities, the conventional Kingmakers will: (a)Upon the demise, renunciation, evacuation or affidavit of an Emir or Chief, to screen and settle on people reasonably able to be selected Emir or Chief as per custom and custom of the emirate or chiefdom; (b) to prescribe to the Governor the names of THREE appropriately qualified people for the arrangement as the Emir or the Chief.
In light of the above law, the Gombe State Government wishes to make it crystal clear that Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya can’t be coerced or arm-bent into doing what is outside the law. Leave it alone realized that discussions are progressing among the applicable partners on who turns into the following Mai Tangle from the three chosen people. The Governor won’t go external the three named names submitted to him by the Tangale Kingmakers.
To the best of the information on the Gombe State Government, the three names put together by the Kingmakers are the decision of the Tangale public, and anybody among them can climb the seat. Hence, against the unmerited claim by the discussion, there is no space for the inconvenience of “a disagreeable competitor as the new Mai Tangle” as the Governor won’t go to the names sent to him by Tangale’s traditional Kingmakers. The Gombe State Government comprehends that each of the three competitors is individuals from a similar Tangale Royal Family. For accentuation, each of the three candidates is equivalent under the steady gaze of the law, independent of their number of votes.
The Gombe State Government wishes to additional say that the state experiences delighted in relative harmony since the happening to Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya’s organization, and regardless of the endeavors by the adversaries of the state and the specialists of destabilization, like the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum and their associates, harmony will keep on reigning in Gombe state.
The discussion, whose significant distraction on the Mai Tangle matter is by all accounts stowing away under pseudo worry to affect another savagery in the Tangale land, is encouraged to stop its journey of shame and halt from its mission of slander against the Gombe State Government and the state Governor.
It is on record that the Gombe State Government forced a 24-hour time limitation on Billiri LGA following the brutality that emitted nearby, all trying to capture the circumstance before it declined into genuine agitation. On the off chance that the discussion is genuine to itself, it would have told the world that no security workforce was located or blamed for assaulting or murdering anybody all through the fleeting viciousness. Lead representative Yahaya, as a harmony adoring man, can’t and won’t ever have any business to do with hooligans as claimed by the gathering.
The Gombe State Government would not dig into the issue of religion or identity as asserted by the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum as it is open information that the Tangale Chiefdom is a combination of the two significant religions, and accessible records demonstrate that people of various confidence had in the previous few decades involved the commended stool of Mai Tangle. The records are there for all to get to.
Lead representative Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has committed to ensuring the lives and property of the multitude of individuals of Gombe State, and he could NEVER successfully subvert that promise. The Gombe State Government wishes to approach the residents of the state, particularly individuals of Tangale Chiefdom, to keep on being quiet and tranquil right now. The state government guarantees all residents the insurance of their lives and property without dread or favor. People, in general, are encouraged to dismiss the sincere belief of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum on the Mai Tangle issue of which they are oblivious.