By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
The Chairman Sabon Gari Local Government Council in Kaduna State, Engineer Mohammed Usman has said that the revocation of land allocation by the council is in accordance of the terms of allocation provision.
Engineer Mohammed Usman stated this while answering questions from journalists in his office regarding the land revocation in the area particularly at ‘Yan Karfe along bye- pass express road .
He said local government revoked the land allocation for two reasons, “one, most of them were given the land for about eight years, but they failed to develop them,” he said.
According to him, all the allocations were given to develop within 12 months but they all failed to do so.
The Council Chairman said local government has the right to revoke any allocation of land that owners fail to develop as the local government has playn to make use of its land.
He said, despite giving three months’ notice thrice by placing the notice in two newspapers and radio jingles still the allotees failed to show up for development, adding that their actions show how they violated the terms of the allocation period.
Still on the Yan Karfe land, Eng Usman said plans are on to centralize all motor parks in the area at the Yan Karfe Ultra Modern Motor Park and all other motor parks, units will move there for operations.
He said the centralization of motor parks will improve the security of the motorists, passengers and road users.