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BENUE: Miyetti Allah appeals court ruling on anti-open grazing law



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The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Social-cultural Association has filed an appeal against the July 4 ruling of the Federal High Court Abuja, which validated the Benue State Government’s anti-grazing law.

In a suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/527/2017 filed by its Counsel, Aliyu Ahmed and Abdulhamid Mohammed, the Fulani socio-cultural group, said it was dissatisfied with the judgment of Justice Abang delivered on July 4 in suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/527/17.

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The association with two of its members, Abdullahi Bodojo and Saleh Alhassan, are challenging the law enacted by the state government in 2017 and officially referred to as ‘Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017’.

The group had approached the court seeking a mandatory injunction against the state government from implementing the laws as passed by the state’s House of Assembly.

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