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FHC Sharada corner shop owners petition DSS, police over land dispute


A whole lot of nook store house owners on the Federal Housing Property, Sharada, Kano, have raised considerations over disturbances by some faceless individuals posing as authorities making an attempt to seize their plots of land.

Based on a petition written to the Division of State Companies, DSS, Nigeria Police Pressure, the State Governor, and the State Commissioner of Justice, and signed by the Chairman of the Committee of Nook-Store Homeowners at Sharada Federal Housing Property, Alhaji Sani Maikusa, and his Secretary, Hafiz Mato, the group alleged that operatives posing as federal brokers have taken over the plots of lands.

The Committee warned that the actions of the pretend brokers are able to creating severe civic unrest and making a communal disturbance that can finally truncate the peaceable coexistence the State has loved.

“We, the undersigned, are holders of title to varied plots/parcels of land designated as corner-shops and granted by the Federal Housing Authority at Sharada Federal Housing Property, Kano State, and have remained in uninterrupted possession for over 20 years with none adversarial declare by a 3rd occasion or events.

“Our varied paperwork of title are nonetheless pending, legitimate and subsisting for 60 years and 99 years because the case could also be, having paid all of the preliminary processing charges and consequently awaiting the regularization and presentation to us of the permitted constructing plan/allow to begin growth,” the petition learn partially.

They alleged that “some tribal chauvinistic Nigerians singled out the nook retailers in Kano for confiscation as a consequence of greed and their desperation to covet our titles although we now have made varied funds however some dangerous eggs within the FHA have failed, uncared for or refused to do the needful regardless of all calls for and entreaties and as of current, makes an attempt are being made to deprive us of our titles and re-grant title paperwork to political allies.”

“It’s unhappy that regardless of a sound and subsisting order of the Kano Excessive Court docket by Hon. Justice Abdu Maiwada Abubakar in swimsuit No. Okay/137/2023 restraining all of the
Defendants (Hon. Minister of Works & Housing, Federal Housing Authority, Bureau for Land Administration, KANGIS, KNUPDA, Architect Suleiman, Unknown Individuals from forceful taking up of our land, some shameless grasping individuals have been duping unsuspecting patrons by reselling the identical land to them and have engaged some questionable parts to re-draw new beacons on our land.

“We’re a peaceable and accountable individuals and most of us are retirees and pensioners. We aren’t violent individuals, nonetheless, we want to make it clear that we’ll battle with something at our disposal to defend our honor and property. ”

“We’re keen to sacrifice all to guard our hard-earned properties from thieves and immoral individuals who’re determined to dispossess us of our lawful titles to complement themselves shamelessly.”

They added, “We’re calling on the God-fearing, conscientious women and men main our State as stakeholders to cease this harmful experiment which is tried in Kano allegedly by the brand new administration of FHA on tribal and non secular grounds whereas leaving the land in different states in Nigeria intact.”

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