MACBAN South East congratulates new leaders led by Ngelzerma
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), South East Zone, has congratulated the new executive board Alhaji Baba Usman Ngelzarma led by the group.
In a statement on Thursday, MACBAN Southeast President Alhaji Gidao Siddiki promised to work closely with him.
Alhaji Gidao Siddiki also expressed his confidence in the new leadership and urged members to give full support to the new leadership.
He pledged the area’s total loyalty to Alhaji Baba Usman Ngelzarma led the MACBAN leaders.
The statement reads: “It is Allah who gives power, authority and influence to whomever He wills. I therefore dutifully urge all our members who defer to me on MACBAN matters, and indeed all MACBAN members, to give full support to our new EXCO in their effort to reinvent the image ignobly slandered and scandalized herders and Fulani in general.
“I would like to warmly thank the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MACBAN, our Patron, His Eminence Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar (CFR), the Sultan of Sokoto, for his much esteemed fatherly advice, but for which we would have been made by all might in a vicious plot to demonize us as a business group and as a people I appreciate His Eminence, fellow MACBAN Board Members, fellow MACBAN Chiefs and all leaders of MACBAN who have worked in their various capacities to ensure our survival especially at this most difficult time for our country Nigeria I thank God for allowing us this new phase, this new opportunity to cleanse our degraded image and to advance our business across Nigeria.
“I have no doubt that the new EXCO will build on the vast experience of our National President, Alhaji Baba Usman Ngelzarma, and the commitment of its members to fulfilling the heart desires of our members, including: freedom of exercising our legitimate profession of raising and selling livestock across the country, protecting against organized attacks on our livestock and people by criminal gangs and malicious ethnic chauvinists, improving relations with the government in the area of access to finance, enlightenment and promotion of modern and more cost effective ways of doing our business.I am confident that the new EXCO will expand our reach to influential, wealthy and knowledgeable people whose interest in our operations will certainly improve our vision.
“I would like to thank all those who have been closely with me in the service of MACBAN. The challenge of the moment is naturally a clarion call for all of us at MACBAN to close ranks and truly seek our collective good.
Once again, I pledge my unwavering commitment to the good of MACBAN, just as I declare my wholehearted support for the new Executive Council tasked with providing dedicated service to our people. May the peace that Allah gives us dwell with us, and may Allah grant us the wisdom, protection and progress we seek.”