Tue. Oct 26th, 2021

Gov of Lagos signs anti-open grazing law

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the Lagos anti-open grazing legislation to curb the deadly herdsmen crisis ravaging the country in his state.

Mr. Sanwo-Olu signed the law on Monday at his office. The law was unanimously passed by the House of Assembly on September 9 with widespread approval of Lagosians.

Lagos has now become the latest southern state to adopt a law against open grazing of cattle by nomadic herdsmen of mostly Fulani origin.

Ondo, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Ogun, and Delta, amongst several other southern states, have also passed similar laws.

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