The Delta State House of Assembly Joint Committees on Special Bills and Agriculture and Natural Resources has reassured Deltans that the proposed anti-open grazing bill when passed into law will positively affect the lives of all Deltans including those in the cattle business.
The Chairmen of both committees, Hon. Pat Ajudua, for Special Bills and Hon. Austin Chikezie for Committee of Agriculture and Natural Resources gave the assurance during a public hearing on the proposed legislation held at the Assembly complex in Asaba, Tuesday.
Hon. Pat Ajudua who addressed newsmen on behalf of both committees, shortly after the hearing, said the joint committee would ensure that major stakeholders would be invited to make input on the bill.
She promised that at the end of the exercise, the committee would come out with a clean bill that Deltans would be proud of.
“The Joint Committee is committed in giving Deltans a bill that is all-embracing, a bill that will affect Deltans positively, and a bill that will positively affect those involved in cattle rearing, and cattle business generally.
“This is why we have come to sit-down with various stakeholders to give us their various opinions concerning the success of the bill,” Hon. Ajudua said.
She informed newsmen that the joint committee was made up of carefully selected, brilliant, selfless, and hard-working lawmakers that would ensure a smooth Job was done on the bill.