We Will Not Give Any Land to Herdsmen for Grazing – Governor Obaseki Insists

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Governor Godwin of state has stated that it has no plan to give any land to herdsmen.

He said this through Osarodion Ogie Esq., the Secretary to the in a statement .

Ogie said the position of Governor ’s administration the matter is clear and has shifted since it insisted that it would cede its land to herdsmen.

The statement read, “Our attention has been drawn to misleading and false media claiming that the State Governor, Mr. Godwin , has agreed to provide grazing land for herders in the state.

“Our position the matter of grazing land is clear and has shifted, which is that there is no free land for grazing in State. Grazing is an economic activity just like poultry and piggery or any other agricultural enterprise. The will cede any land in the state for grazing.”

“The governor has continually warned against the politicizing of issues.”

Ogie noted that some political actors are trying to instigate the type of witnessed in some in the country just because they are embittered by the heavy loss they suffered in the political space.

“Thankfully, their plans have failed because of the pre-emptive actions taken by Governor Obaseki and the .

“We condemn, in the strongest terms, the current futile efforts by these defeated in the state to cause mayhem and chaos among our people.

“All peace-loving people of Edo State are enjoined to dedicate this Lenten period to pray for peace at this difficult in the life of our dear country,” the statement added.