Anambra communities tango over land possession

The President-General of Abacha Community Development Union, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Chief Ejike Okafor, has faulted claims by the President-General of Nimo group, Dan Analiku, that each one the lands within the space needs to be cultivated by his folks in the course of the 2024 farming season.

Okafor, throughout a press convention in Nimo, on Tuesday, said that such claims have been able to igniting disaster within the communities, if not effectively managed.

The PG of Nimo, had, in the course of the group launching of its 2024 farming season, allegedly listed plots of lands in communities corresponding to Nimo Owa, Owe, Mkpuluota, Nkokpo, Agunogba, and Aguekpe, amongst others, as lands to be cultivated by his folks to allow them “to achieve bumper harvest.”

But reacting to the claims, Okafor insisted that the mentioned plots of land belong to the Abacha folks, they usually have been cultivating the areas ranging from the occasions of their forefathers.

He mentioned, “Abacha community is a neighbouring community to Nimo. There was a report credited to the president-general of Nimo recently where he claimed that lands in those areas should be cultivated by his people during this year’s farming season.”

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“Such an announcement is mischievous and a charade put as much as cowl the reality of the entire matter and a ploy to confuse most of the people on the true possession of the mentioned lands.

“Such public discuss can ignite crises if not effectively managed. Our folks in Abacha group had been residing peacefully with their neighbours and have been having possession of the three lands that are Agu Owa, Ugwu Ogazi, and Agu Nogba, from time immemorial and we puzzled why the President General determined to delve into such issues realizing totally effectively that the lands belong to Abacha city folks.

“These three lands Agu Owa, Ugwu Ogazi, and Agu Nogba belong to Abacha people starting from the times of our forefathers. We Abacha people don’t know why the Nimo people or the president general is making such statements. It is on record that Abacha people are the bonafide owners of these places as these areas are part of the ongoing court matter involving Abacha community as defendants and Nimo as plaintiffs in a suit number NN/110/2018 in the Anambra State High Court, sitting at Neni.”

On his half, Mr. Mathew Obi, the Secretary-General of Abacha  Development Union, whereas affirming what the President-General of his group has mentioned, referred to as the Nimo Town chief to withdraw his assertion on the mentioned lands and select the trail of peace, including that the 2 cities have been residing peacefully and couldn’t afford to be enemies this time.

When contacted on the event, the President-General of Nimo, Dan Analiku, on his half, dismissed the claims, insisting the lands belong to his group.



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