Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has signed the Anti-Open Grazing Bill into law to prevent killings, environmental degradation caused by open rearing and grazing of livestock.
The bill was passed by the state House of Assembly on August 12, and transmitted to the Governor for assent.
Confirming the signing of the bill, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Ismail Omipidan, said the governor signed the bill into law immediately the bill was transmitted from the House of Assembly to the office of the Governor.
He said “we have notified the security agencies that will enforce the law in every part of the state, so, it is a crime to practice open grazing in Osun state.”
He noted that the conveyance of livestock on foot from one destination to another in the State is…