Governor Abubakar Sani Bello Assents To Laws To Establish Baro Development Commission And To Halt Grazing Reserves Encroachment

Niger State Government has established Baro Area Development Commission, following the signing of law establishing it by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello.

The law is “A Law to establish Baro Area Development Commission and for Other Matters Connected Therewith, 2020.

The Commission came into operation on the 24th of September 2020 with an office in Baro while its head office is in Minna.

According to the law, the commission shall have a member of the Governing Board to include the Chairman, Managing, Director and Executive Directors.

The commission is a corporate body with perpetual succession and a common seal; which may sue and be sued in its corporate name.

Similarly, Governor Sani Bello also assented to the Grazing Reserves Law NO.4 of 1965, The Grazing Reserves Law (declaration and publication of boundaries) REGULATIONS 2022.

The law is to stop the increasing cases of encroachment and other illegal and unauthorized activities in and around the Reserves by persons who do not have the requisite permit to carry out such activities in the Reserves.

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Mary Noel-Berje
Chief Press Secretary to
the Governor of Niger State


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