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Obiano signs Anambra anti-grazing bill into law



Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has signed the invoice to ban and abolish open and nomadic cattle and different livestock grazing and rearing in Anambra State.

The invoice additionally referred to as for the institution of cattle and different livestock ranches.

The governor signed the invoice into regulation in a quick ceremony, which was carried out on the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, on Friday.

Whereas signing the invoice into regulation, Obiano appreciated the state Home of Meeting for expeditiously passing the invoice, saying that the institution of the regulation will hopefully allow entrenchment of peace.


The governor stated his administration had beforehand been doing its finest to handle crises arising from the menace of cattle herders for a really very long time, however added that the measures have been solely short-term as a result of there was no regulation.

He stated: “Now that now we have a regulation banning open grazing, the regulation enforcement brokers have been directed to implement it.”

The temporary ceremony was witnessed by the Legal professional Normal and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Uju Nworgu; Secretary to the State Authorities, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu; Commissioner for Police, Mr. Echeng Echeng; Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Nnamdi Onukwuba.

Others who have been current are Chairman of South East Council of Conventional Rulers, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe; Conventional Ruler of Okpuno, Igwe Sunday Okafor; Conventional Ruler of Mbaukwu, Igwe Peter Anugwu; Member representing Awka North on the State Home of Meeting, Home Committee Chairman on Agriculture, Chief John Nwokoye; Members of the Hausa Neighborhood within the state, amongst others.

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