Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Bill to try herdsmen for terrorism to be signed to law in, Ekiti State

EKITI State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday signed a bill to regulate grazing, into law, with a warning that any herdsman caught with arms will face charges of terrorism.
The governor said the law would curtail activities of suspected herdsmen, who move about with firearms, unleashing terror on citizens.
The governor vowed that
his administration will enforce the law, noting that the law was not targeted at any particular group but to ensure that the state does not descend into anarchy and senseless bloodletting.
Fayose signed the bill into law, with traditional rulers, community leaders and interest groups present.
He promised to convoke such a meeting once in three months to review the security situation and other issues affecting the state.

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