The proposed Delta State anti-open grazing law got a boost on Monday as the State House of Assembly Joint Committees on Special Bills and Agriculture and Natural Resources, pledged their commitment to give the people of the State a clean and all-embracing law.
The assurance was given at a public hearing on the proposed anti-grazing law by both Chairmen of the joint committees, Pat Ajudua for Committee on Special Bills and Austin Chikezie Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The proposed bill is to make for a law to provide for the regulation of livestock breeding, rearing and marketing and to prohibit open grazing and related matters across Delta State.
Addressing journalists immediately after the public hearing, the Chairman on Special Bills, Ajudua and on behalf of the Joint Committees, told journalists that the joint committees would ensure that major stakeholders were invited to make their input.
Ajudua, who is also the chief whip of the House, assured that at the end of the exercise, the committee would come out with a clean bill that the people if the State would be proud of
“The Joint Committees are committed in giving Deltans a bill that is all-embracing, a bill that will affect Deltans positively, and a bill that will positively affect those involved cattle rearing, and cattle business generally.
“This is why we have come to sit down with various stakeholders to give us their various opinions concerning the success of the bill,” Ajudua said.
The lawmaker informed newsmen that the joint committees was made up of carefully selected, brilliant, selfless, and hard-working lawmakers that would ensure a smooth Job was done on the bill.