Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has moved to tackle land speculation in Karu area of the state.
He disclosed this during the inauguration of a task force to verify land titles, reclaim government land and demolish illegal structures in the axis.
The governor said he is seeking the co-operation of residents in the area, so that the objective of the team will be achieved.
Gov. Al-Makura had earlier called for peace and sanity in the state, during the first Executive Council Meeting of the year in Lafia, the state capital.
“There appears to be a tremendous amount of sanity, peace within the state, I urge all of us in the council and other stakeholders outside to give their support towards creating an amicable atmosphere between communities”.
He also disclosed the distribution of relief materials to affected communities of communal clashes which he said will commence soon.
“We are planing to also make certain support with regards to rehabilitation of areas that were affected during the communal clashes in the past two years”.
“We have started procuring some food items to reduce the hardship of people whose farms were destroyed and could not preserve some of their harvest, we would soon invite such communities to the Government House to get some of this relief materials”, he said.