The Nimo neighborhood in Njikoka Native Authorities Space of Anambra State has lastly resolved a lingering land dispute amongst indigenes of the neighborhood, which has prompted a number of youth revolts.
The neighborhood management summoned all indigenes of the neighborhood, each female and male, to its neighborhood sq. to resolve the dispute over the weekend.
The dispute arose after some youths of the neighborhood protested the sale of part of a disputed land by its management and allocating the identical as Obodo Oma Property.
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The youths argued that the land, which was the proceeds of a conquest many a long time again by their forefathers, ought to be left as an inheritance to the approaching era.
Nevertheless, the neighborhood, led by its President Basic, Ekenenna Okafor-Omabu, and the normal ruler of the neighborhood, Onowu Ike Oliobi, who summoned the assembly, inspected the land earlier than arriving on the neighborhood sq., the place it defined the choice to designate the land as an property.
Former commissioner for justice and lawyer basic of Anambra State, Peter Afuba, (SAN), who briefed the neighborhood, stated that it was the settlement of the neighborhood to make use of part of the land as an property. He defined that solely indigenes of Nimo had been being bought plots within the land at a reduced fee.
He additional clarified that the essence was to deliver growth to the neighborhood, as an alternative of leaving the land to lie fallow when many individuals could also be needing them for growth.
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Talking on behalf of the youths, Dr Valentine Ike Oliobi, urged the trustees of the land to hold the youths of the neighborhood alongside of their choices to keep away from pointless skirmishes.
The neighborhood management, nevertheless, assured the youths that they might contain them within the growth plans for the property.
In his remarks, the normal ruler of the neighborhood, Onowu Ike Oliobi, urged the indigenes of the neighborhood to stay united and work collectively in direction of the event of the neighborhood.
He additionally urged them to shun any act able to inflicting disunity and strife in the neighborhood.
The decision of the land dispute has introduced aid to the Nimo neighborhood, which has been embroiled within the disaster for a while.
The youths, who had been protesting the sale of the land, have expressed satisfaction with the choice of the neighborhood management to contain them within the growth plans for the property.
They’ve additionally pledged to work with the neighborhood leaders towards the event of the property and the neighborhood at giant.
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The Nimo neighborhood is understood for its wealthy cultural heritage and has produced many notable personalities in numerous fields of endeavor.
The decision of the land dispute is anticipated to pave the best way for extra growth in the neighborhood and improve its status as a peaceable and progressive neighborhood.