Connect with us

News

Akwa Ibom: Governor Emmanuel signs anti-grazing bill into law

Published

on

Akwa Ibom: Governor Emmanuel signs anti-grazing bill into law
Akwa Ibom: Governor Emmanuel signs anti-grazing bill into law

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel on Wednesday, signed the anti-open grazing bill into law, providing for the establishment of ranches in the state.

The State House of Assembly had on Tuesday passed the bill into law.

The Speaker of the House, Aniekan Bassey, had directed the Clerk of the House, Mrs Mandu Umoren to communicate the Assembly’s decision to the Governor for his assent.

READ ALSO  Customs Intercepts N9m Fake Malaria Drug In Edo

The Governor after signing the Bill into Law said the new law is no respecter of persons irrespective of status or calibre.

He instructed relevant authorities of government to ensure that the bill is fully implemented and enforced stressing that culprits must be brought to book accordingly.

Speaking on the benefits of the law, the governor said, ” The new Law will promote modern techniques in animal husbandry, prevent the destruction of farms by wandering cattle while reducing clashes and killings between herders and farmers in the state.

READ ALSO  Nigerian High Commission in UK shut down

“It will also promote international best practices in livestock administration, regulation and control in the state, among other things.”

Gov Ugwuanyi signs anti-open grazing bill into law

Source

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Follow Us on Facebook

Get Stories Via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe Celebrity Gig Magazine and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 228,504 other subscribers

Trending

%d bloggers like this: