• Ekiti Assembly prescribes 6 months jail term for herdsmen

    Ekiti Assembly prescribes 6 months jail term for herdsmen

    Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday prescribed six months jail term for any herdsmen who allow his cattle, sheep and goat to graze on undesignated land for ranches in Ekiti.

    The bill which was unanimously passed at the plenary sitting of the Assembly, seek to regulate public grazing in the state.

    The passage of the bill followed the submission of report of Joint Committees on Agriculture and Environment by its Chairman, Mr Ayodele Fajemilehin, to committee of the whole House.

    The Speaker […]