Benue: 400 herdsmen arrested, 600 cows seized

The Breaking Times
The Benue  State Government says it has arrested 400  herdsmen for flouting the state’s anti-open grazing law. The state government also seized over 600 cows belonging to the herdsmen. Governor Samuel Ortom, who revealed these in Makurdi on Friday,  ordered the livestock guards to impound any cows seen openly grazing in any part of the state. Ortom gave the instructions while inspecting impounded cows at the quarantine unit of the state Ministry of Agriculture. He said enforcement of the ranching law would continue to enable those who wish to do livestock business to comply with its provisions. He said, “There…
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