His Excellency, Zamfara State Executive Governor Hon Dr. Bello Mohammed MON (Matawallen Maradun) has suspended all farmlands allocation that were made in the State from 1999 to date.
The Governor’s action became necessary in order to address the issues of insecurity arising from farmers/herders conflicts strongly believed to be connected with the allocations of farmlands in grazing reserves, along cattle routes and also in forests reserves.
Governor Matawalle also approved the constitution of an Investigation Committee with a view to resolve the conflicts caused directly or indirectly by the farmlands allocations in the State.
Composition of the committee members will soon be made public.
The suspension of the farmlands allocations is with Immediate effect from today Friday 29th November, 2019 and all affected persons are hereby advised to comply with the government directives.
The Governor assured people of the State of his administration’s resolve to end the all insecurity situation in the State.
Matawalle also appreciated the support and cooperation his administration is getting from the people of the State and promised not failed them.