• Fayose signs bill to try herdsmen for terrorism

    Fayose signs bill to try herdsmen for terrorism

    EKITI State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday signed a bill to regulate grazing, into law, with a warning that any herdsman caught with arms will face charges of terrorism.

    The governor said the law would curtail activities of suspected herdsmen, who move about with firearms, unleashing terror on citizens.

    According to the new law, any offender arrested and convicted is liable to six months’ imprisonment without any option of fine.

    Grazing activities in designated places would take place between 7 am and 6 pm […]