Ogun Lawmaker, Egungbohun Commends Gov. Abiodun For Signing Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

The Lawmaker in Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Wahab Abiodun Egungbohun has commended the State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun for signing into law the Bill to Regulate Animal Grazing and Establishment of Cattle Ranching in the State.

Egungbohun, representing Yewa North II opined that with the assent of the bill will prevent the carrying of firearms by residents or individual in the state.

The Lawmaker made this known while fielding question from journalists shortly after the announcement at the Okemosan Abeokuta the state capital.

Gov. Abiodun, who assented to the bill during a Security Council meeting in the State Secretariat at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, called on the security agencies to swing immediately into action and enforce provisions of the law.

The Lawmaker said Governor Abiodun has done a rightful thing in the right direction as people in his constituents that mostly affected recently during the clash between the farmers and the herders can now go to their farmlands without fear of molestation.

He expressed happiness over the new development that his constituents will be enjoying adding that with the signing of the bill, any individual that want to indulge in castle rearing and livestock businesses will begin to consider the law that backs it.

It would be recalled that the recent farmers - herders clashes were mostly in Yewa Ketu area where lives and properties were lost.

The Lawmaker revealed that well meaning persons especially the good people of Yewa North and other residents of the state would be very happy that the bill was signed into law.

He explained that market women, farmers can now go to their lawful businesses without fear of anyone grazing on their crops.

Hon. Egungbohun hinted that with the signing of the open grazing bill, the people of Ebute, ijoun, Eegua ward in Yewa Ketu will at least forget the bad encountered they had with herders recently, noting that this will also bring development to the state as food production will be boosted.

The Lawmaker who commanded Governor Abiodun therefore appealed to the state government to also look into the financial autonomy of the legislature and judiciary in the state adding that by signing it into law it will also help them to further discharged their duties.

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