Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Taraba LGA chairman orders monarch to return land confiscated from Tiv community


The Chairman of Bali native authorities council in Taraba State, Alhaji Dauda Dakka, has directed the district head of Zudai group, Mijinyawa Mohammed, to as a matter of urgency return the farmland he allegedly confiscated from the Tiv group within the space again to the house owners.

The directive, which was handed right down to the monarch on Tuesday, as gathered by our reporter, adopted the alleged confiscation of farmlands owned by the Tiv group within the space by the monarch.

The Tiv group, it could be recalled, had earlier petitioned the council and the safety companies over the seizure and promote of their ancestral farmlands and houses to different individuals, rendering them homeless.

After a radical investigation, the chairman directed the monarch to instantly return all of the lands that he had offered to their rightful house owners.

The chairman additionally cautioned the standard ruler and different monarchs inside the council in opposition to promoting lands.

He recalled that the state authorities had suspended sale of lands within the state, including that anybody discovered to have acted in any other case had violated the directive and can be sanctioned accordingly.

“I’m directing the District Head of Zudai to unconditionally returned the seized farmlands and houses again to their house owners. I don’t wish to imagine that you’ve got offered the farmlands as a result of there’s already a subsisting order by the Taraba State authorities suspending sells of area people lands,” he stated.

“Even when these lands have been leased out, I’m directing you to, inside two weeks, return them to their house owners.”

He admonished the standard leaders on the necessity to dwell in concord with their topics, cautioning them in opposition to acts that have been able to breeding disaster.

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