S’East govs, Akeredolu, Ortom, Ishaku, others reject FG’s Ruga settlements for herdsmen

The Federal Government on Tuesday said in the next five years, the establishment of Ruga settlements in the country would stop open grazing by herdsmen and end herdsmen-farmers’ clashes across the country. It explained that the establishment of Ruga settlements, which had been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari and had started in 12 states, would allow herdsmen to stay in specific areas, where they could graze their animals. But all the five South-East state governors, Samuel Ortom (Benue); Darius Ishaku (Taraba) and the Ondo State Government have rejected the Ruga settlements, saying they would not give out their land for

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Reps Adopt Bill Banning Use Of Plastic Bags

As governor Ishaku of Taraba State banned the use of polythene bags and other relative products The House of Representatives Committee on the Environment and Habitat has approved a bill prohibiting the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging. The lawmakers on Tuesday passed the bill, Plastic Bags (Prohibition) Bill, 2018, with the hope that it will address the issue of relieving pressure on landfills and protect the environment. The bill enacted by the National Assembly, states that a retailer shall offer a paper bag to the customer at a point of sale;

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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