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Senate to Defence Minister: Withdraw comment on anti-open grazing laws

Senate to Defence Minister: Withdraw comment on anti-open grazing laws

The Senate has criticised the Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (retd.), over his call that laws enacted by states prohibiting open grazing be suspended.

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The upper chamber of the National Assembly asked the minister to withdraw his statement.

Raising a point of order, Senator Barnabas Gemade (Benue North-East) faulted Dan-Ali’s statement as untrue, urging the Senate to ask the minister to withdraw the statement.

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