The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Monday signed the bill prohibiting open cattle grazing in the state into law.
The governor made this known on his Facebook timeline.
“I signed the Law to prohibit open cattle grazing, and the trespass of cattle on land in Lagos state. By this act, the Bill has now become a law.”
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday, September 9, 2021, passed the bill entitled, “A bill for a law to Prohibit Open Cattle Grazing In Lagos State, the Trespass of Cattle Land And For Other Connected Purposes”.
Speaker Mudashiru Obasa had directed the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.
The bill was passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where the bill was read the third time