Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have passed the anti-Open Grazing bill into law.
The Bill, when signed into Law, would help to regulate security, rearing and grazing of livestock as well as establishment of Ranches.
Violators of the Ondo anti-open grazing bill would be arrested and prosecuted by the Nigeria Police.
Presenting a report on the Bill, Chairman House Committee on Agriculture, Honourable Taofeek Oladele, said the Bill would prevent the destruction of farm crops by Cattle Herds in Ondo State.
Hon Oladele also stated that the Bill would enhance the growth of livestock farming, prevent, control and manage the spread of diseases as well as encourage modern techniques of animal husbandry.