Southern Senators Back Govs On Restructuring, Open Grazing

Senators from southern Nigeria have expressed their support for governors from their various geopolitical zones who were demanding the restructuring of the country and the immediate ban on open grazing in their respective states.

The Forum of Southern Governors had announced a ban on open grazing in all the 17 Southern states.

They also recommended that the Federal Government should support willing states to develop alternative and modern livestock management systems.

They called on President, Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency and importance, address Nigerians on the frightening state of insecurity across the nation and convoke a national dialogue.

The Southern Senators Forum in a statement, hailed the decision and resolutions of their governors and pledged to work with them for the actualization.

They urged the state chief executives to immediately approach the leadership of the National Assembly for necessary legislative input to give their decisions, the required legal backing.

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