Edo: Obaseki orders closure of illegal cattle markets



Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki of  state, Wednesday, ordered the immediate closure of all illegal cattle markets across the state.

This was just as the reiterated the banonnight-grazing of cattles across the state between 6pm and 6am daily.

Obaseki also cautioned landlords not to allow their to be used as an illegal market for sales of cattle.

He  disclosed this in Benin City during a meeting with members of Arewa , and members of Ogheghe in Ikpoba Okha local of the state, 

Obaseki said, “All illegal cattle markets in state must be closed immediately. Local governments are to submit all approved legal cattle markets.”

He expressed worry that the mechanism put in place some years ago by his administration was not working as expected.

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