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Herdsmen/Farmers Registration Kicks Off In Ekiti (PHOTO)

Ekiti State Government will next week begin the registration of herdsmen and farmers to be able to identify them in order to check influx and illegal activities.

The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Olabode Adetoyi, who announced it on Tuesday explained that the state government had begun the implementation of the state anti-grazing law with a view to avert farmers’ herders crisis and as well ensure security of lives and property.

According to him, Ekiti State has an anti-grazing law in place, which has just been dusted for use saying that the going that the government is going to follow it.

Some of the provisions of the law are, no night grazing, no underage cattle rearing, no grazing on government restricted land like forest and our farm settlements and farm centres.

He added that Amotekun Corps has been moved to some of the areas that government believed would pose problem.

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