Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has signed into law the Delta State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill, 2021

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The Delta State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill 2021 which was passed by the State Assembly on September 21, 2021, after a Public Hearing.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa noted that the two laws were very important to the state and that the Delta State Livestock Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulations Law has taken a new life of its own in the country.
Governor Okowa recalled that the Southern Governors in a meeting held at Asaba, took decisions which they believed was in the best interest of the Nation. 

He said the anti-grazing law was to promote peaceful coexistence and food security, pointing out that the law was not enacted to witch-hunt anybody but to encourage people to live with each other, respecting each other’s view.
The Governor urged all who are into livestock business to obey the law as defaulters will face the law. He called on Federal Government to put processes in place to assist in various ways to enable establish ranches. On the Urban and Regional Planning law, Governor Okowa said the law will enable the state plan development with proper regulations and a formal establishment of the Ministry of Urban Planning.

…… Earlier, the Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Sheriff Oborevwori had said the Delta State Urban and Regional Planning Bill, 2020 is aimed at developing the State through a proper mechanism for Urban and Regional Planning to ensure compliance with laid down laws.
The Speaker added that the passing of the Delta State Livestock Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill, 2021 was in fulfillment of one of the resolutions reached at the Southern Governors’ meeting held in Asaba the State Capital.He also emphasised that the Bill will boost food production in the State as farmers can go about their businesses without fear of anyone grazing on their crops.