Ebonyi governor knocks critics of open grazing ban

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By Henry Okonkwo

Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has knocked critics of the banning on open grazing by Southern governors.

Governor Umahi spoke on Thursday at a media briefing organised by the Presidential Media Team in Abuja.

He said foreign herders had infiltrated the country and were causing mayhem.

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He said, “Anyone who is against the ban on open grazing is saying the killings in the country should continue.

“There are no grazing routes in the south that would enable cattle to move freely without trespassing, and encouraging open grazing is synonymous with enabling armed foreign herders to perpetrate killings in the country.”

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