Announce people’s choice, group urges Gov Inuwa
A group known as Tangale East Progressive union (TEPU) has called on Gov Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state to listen to the voice of the people of Tangale Chieftdom and announce their choice as next Mai Tangle.
Mr Bitrus Bawa Galadima, Publicity Secretary of the group who made the call in a press statement issued to newsmen in Gombe on Friday said doing such would help arrest any possible security glitch.
“We are of the opinion that the outcome of an exercise that was subjected to the will of the people through voting process by the kingmakers should please be acknowledged for the purpose of strengthening democracy, upholding the rule of law and respecting traditional institution.’’
The group stated that it was concerned on how issues had turn out over the appointment of the 16th Mai Tangle, adding that the situation was already threatening the peace of the area.
The group further called on Tangale-Waja and the entire people of Gombe South to remain calm and steer clear of violence as we “await the confirmation of Dr. Musa Idris Maiyamba as the next Mai Tangle.’’
“We are calling on the Executive Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya to kindly bring the situation under control.”