• It is not a crime for foreigners to graze cattle in Nigeria, says Ogbeh

    It is not a crime for foreigners to graze cattle in Nigeria, says Ogbeh

    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the Economic State of West African States, ECOWAS treaty on Transhumance Protocol allows for herders to move across borders in search of pasture.

    Ogbeh made this comment at the ‘Stakeholders’ Consultative Forum on Grazing Reserves and Stock Routes’.

    According to him, people should not see a Malian, Burkinabe or Nigerien pastoralist grazing his cows, sheep or goats in Nigeria or a Nigerian pastoralist grazing in other ECOWAS countries as a […]