Controversy as Miyetti Allah denies knowledge of Ondo anti-open grazing bill
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Nigeria, July 28 -- There is a brewing confusion over the making of the Anti-Open Grazing Bill recently passed by the Ondo State House of Assembly, as the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association(MACBAN) Ondo State branch, has said it was not carried along in the process of enacting the bill.
But the House of Assembly has described the statement by the association as "a blatant lie," saying the association was duly consulted and their inputs received before the bill was passed.
Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES on the phone, the Chairman of the association, Garuba Bello, said he was not aware that the bill, which prohibits his members from grazing in undesignated areas and bans child herders, had been passed into law.
"I was not invited and n...
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