Baba Othman-Ngelzarma:”MACBAN stood firmly with the Sultan because we believe he deserves better”

Baba Othman-Ngelzarma:"MACBAN stood firmly with the Sultan because we believe he deserves better"The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) addressed rumors that the Sokoto State government was planning to depose the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, in a statement released on June 28, 2024, through its National President, Alhaji Baba Othman-Ngelzarma. The group expressed its unwavering support for the Sultan and emphasized his unwavering dedication to justice and equity.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

As reported by Punch Newspaper, Alhaji Baba Othman-Ngelzarma expressed concern over media reports suggesting the Sokoto Government’s intentions to curtail the Sultan’s authority. He asserted MACBAN’s solidarity with the Sultan, praising his track record of promoting religious and ethnic harmony across Nigeria. Othman-Ngelzarma highlighted the Sultan’s background in the military, his unwavering stance on truthfulness, and his advocacy for marginalized communities, underscoring him as an exemplary leader.

Furthermore, Othman-Ngelzarma underscored the collective responsibility to safeguard the Sultanate institution, urging the Sokoto State Government and the Sokoto State House of Assembly to exercise caution and take necessary steps to preserve and protect Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar’s position as the Sultan of Sokoto.

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During an interview with The Punch, he remarked, “Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria is worried by the media reports alleging that the Sokoto Government intends to whittle down the powers of his Eminence the Sultan, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III. MACBAN stood firmly with the Sultan because we believe he deserves better as he has shown the capacity to uphold justice and equity in all his dealings. This is evident in his efforts to propagate religious and ethnic tolerance in Nigeria among diverse groups. His background as a military man, his resoluteness to speak the truth, and his standing for the poor and underprivileged despite being an aristocrat makes him a model for leaders to emulate.”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>