May 24, 2018

FCT arrest 84 cattle

FCT arrest 84 cattle

The Abuja Environmental Protection Board has seized 31 cows and 53 sheep and their owners were charged to court for illegal grazing in the Federal Capital Territory.

The owners were fined various amounts of money by the environmental sanitation mobile court.

The AEPB Information and Outreach Officer, Samuel Musa, told Northern City News in a telephone interview on Thursday that cattle grazing had reduced in the FCT following the new approach adopted by the board.

He explained that the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association had partnered with the AEPB to enlighten its members about the illegality of cattle grazing in the FCT.

Musa said, “So far, we have arrested over 31 cows and 53 sheep for illegal grazing in the FCT. Our tough approach is paying off, as we now have fewer incidents of cattle grazing in the city. Read more 

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