Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has mentioned his administration is able to shield the lives of the folks of the state in any respect price.
Akeredolu mentioned though some individuals are not pleased with the not too long ago signed anti-open grazing legislation within the state, he’ll stand by it and be certain that farmers are saved from dropping their farm crops to an outdated open grazing observe.
The governor spoke in his workplace on Tuesday whereas receiving the Pastorate of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, led by the State Overseer, Pastor Jacob Asubiojo.
This was disclosed in an announcement the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Richard Olatunde posted on his Facebook web page on Tuesday.
According to the assertion, Akeredolu famous that the legislation was not focused at anybody.
The governor was additionally mentioned to have famous that the state chapter of the Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria was able to cooperate together with his administration on the open grazing ban.
The governor additionally introduced that the state authorities is partnering with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to coach herders on feedlot (a sort of animal feeding operation).
The assertion quoted the governor as saying: “I need to urge you to accentuate your prayers for us. We want it. You have referred to our efforts in attempting to safe this our homeland. We have made efforts, we established Amotekun and banned open grazing.
“It is not what is pleasing to everybody. Some people are not pleased with us. We are ready to stand by it and face whatever it will cost us. Pray for us. Amotekun and the anti-open grazing law are not pleasing to some people and they are gathering together, planning evil. Pray for us. Their evil will not work.
“What we are saying is that your herds can not keep destroying our crops. The FAO has come and we have discussed it. The Miyetti-Allah here in Ondo appears to want to cooperate with us because they know that when their cows destroy crops, we seize their cows and they pay the farmers before they are released.
“The FAO will train them on how to do feedlot. They will be trained to make feed and take it to the cows. We are not discriminating against anybody. We just want to make it clear that you can’t make your own ends meet and destroy other people’s source of livelihood. We know your prayers are very important to us. We need it.”