Govt revokes land titles, allocations from 1999 to date for grazing reserves







The Zamfara State Government has revoked all farmland titles and allocations that were made along cattle grazing reserves in the state from 1999 to date.

This was contained in a statement on Saturday by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General of Press Affairs to Gov. Bello Matawalle.


Idris said the governor’s action had become necessary in order to address the issues of insecurity arising from farmers/herders conflicts strongly believed to be connected with the allocations of farmlands along grazing reserves, cattle routes and forest reserves.

Idris disclosed that Matawalle had also approved the constitution of a committee with a view to resolving the conflicts caused directly or indirectly as a result of the farmlands allocations in the state.

He, however, said new allocations will be made immediately after the committee concluded its assignment and submits report to the government.


“The revocation of the farmland titles and allocations is with immediate effect from the and all affected persons are advised to comply with the government directives,” Idris said.

The governor assured people of the state of his administration’s resolve to end the insecurity situation in the state



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