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Presidency dismisses allegation of N100bn gift to Miyetti Allah



Presidency dismisses allegation of N100bn gift to Miyetti Allah

The Presidency has portrayed as a ‘flat out lie’ the charge that the Federal Government offered N100billion to Miyetti Allah, a relationship of Fulani herders, for ‘questionable reasons.’

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in an announcement in Abuja on Friday.

The presidential associate was responding to remarks credited to Ohaneze Ndigbo and Afenifere, who communicated worry about the gathering between the legislature and Miyetti Allah.

He stated: ” We are satisfied that Afenifere and Ohaneze Ndigbo found our bits of knowledge deserving of consideration notwithstanding when they couldn’t help contradicting our view that they, as socio-social affiliations, speak to same interests as Miyetti Allah, a relationship of Fulani herders.

“Miyetti Allah, similar to some other exchange, network, ethnic association or intrigue bunch is a legitimate partner in our country and ought to be regarded.

“We keep up that the administration needs to connect all partners and look for an organization in structure of our nation.

“The exercises of Miyetti Allah don’t profit chosen ethnicities or Muslims just, however everybody.

“Well before oil turned into the center of the Nigerian economy, horticulture was the principal wellspring of Nigerian riches. Dairy cattle covers up, and skin was a remarkable piece of Nigerian fare.

“It is all in all correct to express that there are crooks among each gathering in Nigeria and each nation. There are crooks among the northern populace as there are in the southern piece of the country.

“It isn’t a great idea, to sum up, faults. The legislature will connect every partner and make discourse between, and among, various gatherings.”

Shehu, accordingly, kept up that both socio-social gatherings ought not to have demanded that the legislature ought not to converse with Miyetti Allah.

He included that the gathering was required by “the need to address and draw in Nigeria’s ethnic, religious, social and monetary majority that was obvious when General Yakubu Gowon presented National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

“The need to connect all gatherings of Nigeria is as much applicable today as it was at that point.

“The Presidency’s position is that President Buhari’s administration is prepared to address these issues.”

As indicated by him, the security challenges looked by Nigeria today make the undertaking of tending to the issues very urgent. (NAN)


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