Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, has signed the bill prohibiting open cattle grazing in the state into law.
Governor Sanwo-Olu signed the bill into law on Monday, according to a Facebook post by his aide on Print Media, Wale Ajetunmobi.
“Breaking! Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, this afternoon, signs the bill prohibiting open cattle grazing in Lagos into law,” Wale Ajetunmobi wrote.
The Lagos State House of Assembly had on 9 September 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.”
The bill was passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where the bill was read the third time.
Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Assembly, subsequently directed the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.