Ranching alternative to open grazing – Okowa 

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From right; Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa; Head of Delta State Civil Service,Mr. Reginald Bayoko and Chief Lawrence Osiegbu at the church service during the 3rd Session of the 15th Synod,of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion , Diocese of Asaba which held at St’ John’s Anglican Church ,Okwe. Sunday.

Delta Governor Dr  Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the Federal Government to support willing states to establish ranches as alternative to open grazing.  

Okowa made the call on Sunday at the third session of the 15th Synod of Asaba Diocese of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, held at St John’s Anglican Church, Okwe, Oshimili South Local Government Area. 

He said that open grazing had caused serious conflicts between farmers and herders, leading to loss of lives and sacking of communities in parts of the country.

He said that Federal Government could not be thinking of increasing food production and putting food on the table when herders were destroying…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper