Grazin Ban: Afenifere Endorses Fayose Action

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PAN Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Monday endorsed the action of the Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, to ban cattle grazing reserves, describing it as a bold step.

“We fully endorse this action which is in conformity with the resolution of the 2014 National Conference that cattle breeders must embrace ranching as against grazing reserves being canvassed in certain quarters,” it emphasised.

The organisation in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin, said the action of the governor was a timely move to strengthen the civilisation that places higher premium on human lives above cows.

He said, “Our attention has been drawn to the courageous move by the Ekiti state Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, to ban cattle grazing in the state. The action of the governor is a timely move to strengthen the civilisation that places higher premium on human lives above cows.

“We have sacrificed enough blood in the unending cycle of bloodletting by Fulani herdsmen the latest being those killed in Ekiti two days ago. The responsible action of the governor should jolt the Federal Government that has appeared largely indifferent to the murderous activities of the Fulani herdsmen to act responsibly over this matter.

“We fully endorse this action which is in conformity with the resolution of the 2014 National Conference that cattle breeders must embrace ranching as against grazing reserves being canvassed in certain quarters.”

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