Governor Akeredolu Dares Buhari, Set to Sign Anti-open Grazing Bill Into Law




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Ahead of the 1 deadline given by for the implementation of anti-open grazing law, the Ondo State Oluwarotimi is now set to sign it into law.

According to DailyPost, the move by the shows that he’s undisturbed by the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari that 368 grazing sites across the 25 states of the country should be reviewed.

The Governor sign the bill into law on Tuesday (Today).

The move of the governor was in line with the resolution of the at its last meeting in Lagos on July 5, 2021.

The bill which was passed by the State House of Assembly on July 2, 2021 was designed to regulate security, rearing and grazing of livestock.

The bill also ensure the establishment of ranches in the state
as well as prevent the destruction of farm crops in the state and address clashes between herders and farmers in the state.

During the passage of the bill by lawmakers in the state, the Assembly maintained that it enhance the growth of livestock farming and as well encourage modern techniques of animal husbandry in the state among others.

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