Enugu Bans Rearing Of Cattle At Night

By 09:05 Tue, 17 May 2016 Comments

[img]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_sY7UtRFGE0/VzrQMR8qJfI/AAAAAAACdeg/hu7t_Y2Si_0QpAnjyDK6kDvvNqmTHsqtACLcB/s400/CATTLE.jpg" width="400">In a bid to avert bloody clashes between herdsmen and local farmers, Enugu state government has banned grazing and rearing of cattle at night. Also banned are the carrying of firearms or any form of ammunition by the herdsmen and movement of cattle from one location to another at night in the state.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi announced the ban during a meeting he held with leaders of Fulani/Shuwa Arab herdsmen in the state.

Another far reaching decision taken during the crucial meeting on Monday was the setting up of a peace committee made up of representatives of the various interest groups from the FulaniShuwa Arab Community in the state, government representatives as well as security agencies.
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