Ondo Assembly passes Grazing, other bills into law.
Written by crest887fm on July 2, 2021
The Ondo State House of Assembly has passed into law, a bill to regulate security, rearing and grazing of livestock and establishment of ranches into law.
The House at its plenary also passed into law two other bills, which are: a bill for a law to provide for the management of funds accruing to the Ondo State Judiciary from the consolidated revenue fund of the state and a bill for a law to eliminate violence in private and public life and prohibition of all forms of violence against persons.
Presenting the report on grazing bill, Chairman House Committee on Agriculture, Honourable Taofeek Oladele observed that the bill when passed into law will prevent destruction of farm crops in the state.
He added that it will address clashes between herders and farmers, enhance the growth of livestock farming, prevent control and manage the spread of diseases and as well encourage modern techniques of animal husbandry.
After thorough debate on the bill, it was considered necessary for approval and the Speaker, Rt Bamidele Oleyelogun ruled in favour of the bill after a voice vote.