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…