It’s operational’ — Imo assembly counters Uzodimma on anti-
The Imo house of assembly says the state has an operational
law against open grazing.
The assembly’s stance is contrary to that of Hope Uzodimma,
Imo governor. Speaking with journalists on Thursday, the
governor said Imo does not have any law against open
“I do not have any law in Imo state against anti-grazing,” he
“What we have done is that we are regulating grazing
activities in Imo state under a partnership between our
farmers and our herders.
“They signed an MoU in my office and they have agreed to
work together and they have been going about their
businesses without grievances.”
But Duru Johnson, spokesman of the assembly, said the law
against open grazing in the state was assented to by Achike
Udenwa, a former governor of the state.
Johnson, representing Ideato south constituency, said some
“flaws” in the law will be amended by the current assembly.