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BREAKING: Akeredolu signs anti-open grazing bill into law

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Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has signed into legislation the Anti-Grazing Invoice handed by the State Home of Meeting.

DAILY POST has earlier reported that the Governor would signal the invoice into legislation on Tuesday (At present).

The assent by the Governor is coming a couple of days after President Muhammadu Buhari directed that 368 grazing websites throughout 25 states of the nation be reviewed.

The transfer of the governor is consistent with the decision of the Southern Governors Discussion board at its final assembly in Lagos on July 5, 2021, the place leaders of the area unanimously adopted September 1, 2021, because the deadline for the signing of the invoice.

A press release by the Commissioner for Data and Orientation in Ondo State, Donald Ojogo, stated Governor Akeredolu signed the invoice into legislation in his workplace on Tuesday.

“The transfer is consistent with the decision of the Southern Governors’ Discussion board at its final assembly in Lagos the place September 1st was set because the deadline for Governors in Southern Nigeria to signal the Anti-Open Grazing Invoice into legislation.

“That is worthwhile and a really laudable improvement geared toward stemming pointless cases of skirmishes, conflicts in addition to infractions on the enviably peaceable disposition of the great folks of Ondo State.

“It is vitally pertinent to aver and certainly, reiterate that the Legislation shall somewhat, engender a extra cordial, mutually benefiting relationship amongst residents of the State regardless of ethnicity, faith or creed. For emphasis, no specific group of individuals is the goal.

“Whereas it’s the hope of Authorities that each one residents would take ample benefit of this Legislation to boost our socio-economic properly being in Ondo State, compliance of identical shall be given the utmost consideration. Authorities shall pursue with vigour, via lawful means, to make sure strict compliance.

“On this regard, particulars of the brand new Legislation shall be made accessible to the general public for correct info, extra depth of understanding on contents in addition to different related areas”, the assertion stated.

The invoice had on July 2, 2021, been handed by the State Home of Meeting as part of strikes to unravel the difficulty of insecurity, rearing in addition to grazing of livestock within the state. h

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