He said the area had been reserved for industrial development.
“This is the area we are looking at to develop as our prime industrial corridor and it will not be nice if our brothers from the North are spoiling that industrial corridor with their cattle rearing activities.”[eap_ad_1]
The SSG noted that the government had maintained cordial relationship with various ethnic groups and nationalities residing in the state, and enjoined the herdsmen to transact their businesses in the designated grazing areas. Also speaking, the state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Muyiwa Oladipo, said rearing and grazing of cattle along the axis was a deviation from the set standards, stressing that the act would not be condoned.
Responding, the Head of the Fulani Community in the State, Alhaji Mohammed Kabir, commended the state government for providing an enabling environment for their businesses to thrive.
He noted that criminal activities along the axis were a recurring event.