Akeredolu to establish ranches

By Osagie Otabor, Akure
Ondo State Government has concluded plans to establish ranches and grazing areas, to stop clashes between farmers and herders.
This was part of the outcome of Thursday’s State Executive Council (SEC) meeting.
Commissioner for Justice and Attorney- General Sir Charles Titiloye, speaking at a news briefing, said the council had approved a bill for the rearing and grazing of livestock.
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He said the bill contained establishment of ranches and grazing areas with the objectives of preventing the destruction of crops, among others.
Titiloye said the bill was also to prevent farmers/herders clashes and manage the environmental impact of open grazing, while working towards breeding healthy livestock and providing modern techniques of animal husbandry.

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