Bauchi governor signs farmers-herders bill, five others into law

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has approved the establishment of the Farmers-Herders Board.

The governor also signed five other bills into law.

During the signing ceremony attended by members of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Governor Mohammed stressed the importance of the Farmer-Herdsman Board in preventing conflicts and enhancing security by emulating successful models from states like Jigawa.

Mohammed also signed the Access to Basic Education bill into law, which is expected to increase school enrollment.

He equally signed into law the bill to repeal the Sa’adu Zungur University Law 2022 and reenacted the Bauchi State Establishment Law 2010, as well as the law to repeal the Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency Law 2012.

Other laws signed include the Rural Access Road Authority 2024 and the law to establish the Border Communities Development Agency.

According to the governor, the new laws aim to address issues such as school enrollment with the Access to Basic Education Bill, rural infrastructure with the Rural Access Road Authority 2024, and development in border communities with the establishment of the Border Communities Development Agency


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