Gov. Ortom defends anti-open grazing law


Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has said that the state followed due process in the passage of the open grazing prohibition bill and its signing into law.

This clarification was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr Godwin Akor, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Makurdi.

In the statement, Ortom made the disclosure while receiving the leadership of Makurdi Catholic Diocesan Laity Council at the Benue Peoples House.

He maintained that anyone, who was not satisfied with the law should go to court and not to think of creating anarchy.

The governor thanked the Catholic Church for standing firmly behind the present administration, adding that the bishop in-charge of the diocese had always encouraged him on matters concerning development, especially security.

Ortom disclosed that…

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