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JUST IN: Another State Assembly Passes Anti-open Grazing Bill



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The Enugu State House of Assembly, on Thursday, passed the open grazing prohibition bill into law.


The source reports that the bill scaled through the third reading after a clause by clause consideration.

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The passage came in line with the September 1 deadline issued by the Southern Governors for an end to open rearing of cattle.

The State Assembly earlier in the week held a public hearing on the bill, during which the umbrella body of Fulani herdsmen, the Miyetti Allah had asked for one month extension to enable them make input on the bill.

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However, at plenary on Thursday the bill was passed into law and would now be sent to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his assent.

Source: Daily Post

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