Lagos Government Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

 Lagos Government Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the Bill prohibiting open cattle grazing in the State into law on Monday, September 20, 2021.

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday, September 9, 2021, passed the bill entitled, ‘A bill for a law to Prohibit Open Cattle Grazing In Lagos State.

Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa subsequently directed the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.

The bill was passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where the bill was read for the third time.

Earlier, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association said that a cow could cost up to 2 million Naira in Lagos State if the anti-grazing bill is passed into law.

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