The Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu has ordered herdsmen to vacate the state within the next 7 days. This is one of the crux of the governors new directives. The order follows the recent high of insecurity in the state. In series of tweets, Akeredolu disclosed that the directives were in an attempt to “guarantee safety of lives and properties”. In addition, he directed Security agencies to enforce the ban.
Below are the new directives:
1. All Forest Reserves in the State are to be vacated by herdsmen within the next 7 days with effect from today. Monday 18th January. 2021.
2. Night-grazing is banned with immediate effect because most farm destruction takes place at night.
3. Movement of cattle within cities and highways is prohibited.
4. Under-aged grazing of cattle is outlawed. Our resolution to guarantee safety of lives and property within the State shall remain utmost as