Finally, the Sultan Bello Hall Literary and Debating Society have broken their silence and released an official statement with regards to their withdrawal from the 2021 edition of Jaw War.
In a communiqué made available to the general public dated 02 October 2021 and sig by the executives of Sultan Bello Hall LnD executives, they explained that the decision to pull out of the competition was made after futile attempts has been made to get through to the TLDS leadership on the matter and that it wasn’t born out of entitlement or desperation for victory. It states “Now regarding the decision to pull out of Jaw War, please note that this decision was only made after a futile attempt had been made to get through to the TLDS leadership on the matter. Pulling out was a unanimous decision reached after consultation with past field marshals and members of our alumni body.”
The Sultan Bello Hall and however thanked the TLDS for her resolve to ensure that justice is done and advised that such mistakes should be avoided in subsequent rounds.