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APC chieftains including Bola Tinubu, Bisi Akande, and Olusegun Osoba; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun; Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, amongst others, had met on Sunday in Lagos State to discuss topical national issues.

The 17 governors, under the aegis of the Southern Governors Forum, on Tuesday after their meeting in Asaba, Delta State, issued a 12-point communiqué in which they resolved to, among other things, ban open grazing of cattle, which was identified as a source of conflicts across the country between armed herders and farmers.

Tonye Isenah, Chairman of the State House of Assembly Joint Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Trade, Industry and Investment, Environment and Security made this disclosure in Yenagoa on Monday.