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Obiano signs Anambra Anti-Open Grazing Bill into law

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The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has assented to and signed the bill to prohibit and abolish open grazing and rearing in Anambra State.

The bill was signed today, Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia.

Performing the function, Obiano hailed the state House of Assembly for expeditious passage, saying that the enactment of the law will hopefully enable the entrenchment of peace.

While saying that the law enforcement agents have been directed to implement the law, he noted that government has been managing crisis for a very long time, using mainly short-term measures.

Present at the brief ceremony were the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Uju Nworgu; Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu; Commissioner for Police, Mr. Echeng Echeng; and Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Nnamdi Onkwuba.

Others include Chairman of South East Council of Traditional Rulers, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe; Traditional Ruler of Okpuno, Igwe Sunday Okafor; Traditional Ruler of Mbaukwu, Igwe Peter Anugwu; Member Representing Awka North at the State House of Assembly, House Committee Chairman on Agriculture, Chief John Nwokoye; and members of the Hausa community in the state, among others.

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