It was told to daily trust that Governor of Ekiti state Ayodele Fayose, On Thursday led
armed security men and some youths to arrest one of the fulani cattle that were
grazing along Ado-Afao road.
This is in demonstration of
the governor’s determination to enforce the anti-grazing law that he signed into law recently.
The governor’s Special Assistant on Public
Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, told journalists that the
two herdsmen grazing the cows ran into the bush while youths pursued the
cows and got one of them arrested.
Olayinka said; “Governor Fayose was going to Ikole Ekiti today, he came across herdsmen along Afao Ekiti road, Ado Ekiti.
“The governor demonstrated the seriousness of the
State Anti-Grazing Law personally seeing to it that one of the cows
was arrested youths who chased the cows after the herdsmen ran into
the bush upon seeing the governor’s security men. The remaining cows ran
into the bush too.”
The governor’s spokesperson also
disclosed that the Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshalls (EGEM) will start
work in few days’ time.