Gov Inuwa Yahaya affirms Malam Danladi Maiyamba as new Mai Tangle


Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of Malam Danladi Sanusi Maiyamba as the new Mai Tangle.

The appointment which was announced on Wednesday, 3 March is coming after some residents of the community accused the Governor of being biased in the selection.

Some of the protesters accused the Gombe state Governor of delaying issuing Musa Maiyamba who was selected by the kingmakers his appointment letter because he is not a Muslim.

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The Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Honourable Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo has however now conveyed the Governor’s approval and presented the appointment letter to the new Mai Tangle.

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At the presentation in Poshiya, Billiri, the commissioner said the appointment of Malam Danladi Maiyamba was informed by his personal qualities and suitability. Presentation of Staff of Office will be done in due course.


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