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JUST IN: Gov. Sanwo-Olu signs anti-open grazing bill into law

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the bill prohibiting open cattle grazing in the state into law..



He signed the bill into law on Monday.

The governor’s media aide on print media, Wale Ajetunmobi, made this known.

“Breaking! Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, this afternoon, signs the bill prohibiting open cattle grazing in Lagos into law,” he posted on Facebook.

Edujandon.com had reported that 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, the Trespass of Cattle Land And For Other Connected Purposes”.

Speaker 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 the third time.

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