Enugu Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill


Even as the deadline declared by the Conference of Southern Governors expired on Tuesday September 1, Enugu State has shown commitment to the resolve of the Southern Governors Forum, by passing the law outlawing open grazing in the area.

The Bill which was read for the third time alongside the report of the public hearing with minor amendments to and sections 2,8,17,29, and 31 of the 36-section. was passed into law by the 24-member house upon the motion moved by the Deputy Speaker, Uche Ugwu.

Expressing his delight and gratitude to members of the House for their inputs and efforts geared at passage of the bill titled “Law Prohibiting Anti Open Grazing and Regulation of Ranching and…

Source: Nigerian Tribune