The Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi on Monday disclosed that South-East Governors have banned open grazing and movement of cows by foot.
This disclosure was made by the Chairman of the Southeast Governors’ Forum throughout the inauguration of the All Progressives Congress in Abakaliki on Monday February 1.
“The governors of the southeast had banned not solely open grazing, however we have additionally banned the movement of cows by foot into the southeast.
“In every of the 5 states of the southeast, we’re managing ourselves very properly. We have additionally stopped the movement of cows throughout communities.
“What we discussed in the southeast with the herdsmen, with the farmers is the method that has been in place for a long time before now.”
Umahi who warned aganst politicization of safety points in the nation, known as on leaders of the area to create a framework that will safe the lives and properties of the folks.
The Governor added;
“What our folks should know is that safety is not political, what’s demanded of the leaders is to place up packages that favour the folks and foster nationwide unity.
“There is a brand new dimension that’s happening in the southeast which could be very harmful. It is when the communities use the title of IPOB, the video and add it to the social media and say it is IPOB that’s burning the homes of herdsmen.
“It is not IPOB, it is the communities that are doing this and this is very dangerous for the Igbo man. I am talking to us as leaders.”
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