From Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi
Ningi Local Government Chairman Alhaji Mamuda Hassan Tabla has debunked online medium and social media rumours of his suspension as Chairman of Ningi Local Government.
He described the rumour as unfounded, mischievous , Politically motivated and fake.
“My performance as elected executive Chairman is unassailable. My link with my constituents, councilors and entire people of Ningi Local Government is unbreakable. The Leadership of my Party my people, have total faith and belief in my abilities. My further progress in politics is in the hands of God. No amount of fake news can stop what has been divinely ordained,”
Mamuda said his attention was drawn to a report on social media and online medium that he was suspended him as the Executive Chairman of Ningi however dismissed them as concocted, mischievous and badly crafted fake news.
“I would have ignored this patently laughable and contradictory hatchet job but for the fact that the undiscerning may fall for this deception if the facts are not put straight,” he said.
He explained that “in their haste to execute their devilish agenda, they failed to get their facts right, as I am talking to you I am in my office on my seat discharging my official functions and responsibilities harmoniously as executive Chairman of Ningi.”
Mamuda said he was aware that the news of the so-called “suspension” is the handiwork of political forces bent on degrading our political stature and positioning themselves for higher office, saying they are mistaken.
He explained that since assumption of office as Chairman, he has adopted the inclusive and participatory approach and has been transparent and accountable to all and make tremendous effort In the provision of infrastructures, in Bauchi If you didn’t count me as number one iwill be number two or three in terms of performance in office “.
“We have been forthright in carrying out our official functions together with my councillors, some politicians decided to use them for their selfish interest but they refuse to be use”
“That is how we have always worked in the council The idea of disunity or attempt to move against the Chairman by councilors only exists in the imagination of mischief makers,”
On the issue of allegations of Lame Burra Gane reserve forest , the chairman said various Committees have been set up by the Government and nothing incriminating was found against him, its the issue of illegal settlers in the forest and the first is under the state government.
He commended Governor Bala Mohammed for his steadfastness in stearing the affairs if the State.
He advised the Nigerian Union of Journalist to take punitive measures against their members who doesn’t cross check their facts before going to press and threaten to meet with stakeholders to seek for redress.
Yesterday there were reports circulated in an online medium that the Ningi Local Government Chairman was suspended.