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Anti-Open Grazing: Amotekun Apprehends Violators in Ondo

The Ondo State Security Agency Network codenamed Amotekun Corps has apprehended three herdsmen and 56 cows for violating the Anti-grazing Law at Awara Community, a farm settlement in Ikare Akoko area of the state.

The suspects were arrested at Iwara Community in Ikare Akoko, headquarters of Akoko North East of the State for grazing on farms.

Speaking at the agency’s Headquarters in Akure, the State Commander of Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye said it would not be business as usual since the enforcement of Anti-grazing Law in the State had commenced.

Chief Adeleye, said the suspects were mandated to pay the stipulated fine stated in the Anti-open grazing Law.

Reacting, The Seriki Hausa, Akungba Akoko, Alhaji Idris Jumil Ismaila, had earlier thanked the Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and the Amotekun corps for allowing them to settle out of court and promised to sensitise his people on the implications of violating the Anti-open grazing Law.

Leke Adegbite

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