Madrid Debunks Dissolution Of Timbers Buyers Association

The Chairman of the Taraba Madrid and Timbers Buyers Association has urged the Public and relevant authorities to disregards the purported dissolution of the association and the passage of vote of no confidence by some purported members of the Board Of Trustee of the Association.

According to a Press Release issued and Signed by the Chairman Taraba Madrid and Timber buyers Association, Comrade Josiah Magaji, the four people who organized the said press briefing, Ebwai Umar Tukura, Samuel B. Iliya, Alhaji Yakubu Zorto and Alhaji Murtala Umar were never member of the Board Of Trustees of the association.

The Press Release said they were dismissed by the association between 2019 and 2020 for Financial embezzlement.

It said all of the Men since 10th of March 2020 were appointed and holds various offices with the Process Wood Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, PROWPMAN and wondered how will they disband an association they are not members to.

The Press statement described the Four Men as people bend on causing disharmony in the association.

It said that the Taraba Madrid and Timber Buyer Association is still very much in operation.

The release disclosed that the association in June, 2021, in a delegate Conference that was held in Jalingo with delegate from the 16 Local Government Areas of the State reelected its Chairman Comrade Josiah Magaji for another four years term after the expiration of its first four years term.

The association urges it members and general public to disregard the dissolution information and urged its members to continue with their lawful activities.

The association want to put on record its commitment to the afforestation drives of the Darius led administration.

It said last year it started it’s Five Million trees in five years Tree Planting Campaign where it began in Mbamga, Gembu and Bakin Dutse.

It re-iterate its commitment and loyalty to the Darius led Administration especially in its afforestation Campaign.

The Taraba Madrid/Timber Buyers Association calls on the relevant authorities in the State to advice the four desperate individuals who are bend on causing confusion to stop misinforming the general public about the association.

The Press statement noted that the association has prominent elders as Board of Trustee members and Patrons and non of the four in question is a members of the Board of Trustee and Patron.

The press statement want the general public, the security agencies and the State Ministry of Environment to take notice that it has nothing to do with those people.

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