Breaking: Akeredolu signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill into Law, makes fresh appointment
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has signed into Law the Anti-Open Grazing Bill passed by the State House of Assembly, vowing that the law will not spare anybody or any ethnic group in the enforcement.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo said the Governor Akeredolu signed the bill into Law in his office on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
“The move is in line with the resolution of the Southern Governors’ Forum at its last meeting in Lagos where September 1st was set as the deadline for Governors in Southern Nigeria to sign the Anti-Open Grazing Bill into law.
“This is worthwhile and a very laudable development aimed at stemming needless instances of skirmishes, conflicts as well as infractions on the enviably peaceful disposition of the good people of Ondo State.
“It is very pertinent to aver and indeed, reiterate that the Law shall rather, engender a more cordial, mutually benefiting relationship amongst residents of the State irrespective of ethnicity, religion or creed. For emphasis, no particular group of persons is the target.
“While it is the hope of Government that all residents would take an ample advantage of this Law to enhance our socio-economic well being in Ondo State, compliance of same shall be given the utmost attention. Government shall pursue with vigour, through lawful means, to ensure strict compliance.
“In this regard, details of the new Law shall be made available to the public for proper information, more depth of understanding on contents as well as other relevant areas”, the statement said.
Akeredolu Appoints Chairman For Ondo Advertising Agency
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Aketi ,SAN, has approved the appointment of Akinwande Akinrodoye as the Chairman, Ondo State Advertising Agency (SIGNAGE).
The appointment takes effect from Wednesday, September 1st, 2021.
The appointment was contained in a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olabode Richard Olatunde and made available to newsmen in Akure, the state capital.
Akinrodoye served in Akeredolu’s first tenure as Senior Special Assistant, Advertising and Signage.
The Governor congratulated the new appointee while charging him to discharge his duties with the vigour and utmost responsibility as required by the new office.