Jigawa allocates land for agriculture, trade and social development

The Jigawa State Government has allocated more than 192,000 hectares of land for agriculture and socio-economic activities to improve the quality of life of the people and encourage best practices in administration. land.

The Commissioner of Land and Regional Planning, the Hon. Sagir Ahmad, revealed it during the Media Engagement Forum organized by the chapel of the correspondents of the NUJ in Dutse.

He said that since taking office, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has implemented various reforms and policies to facilitate business and promote effective urban planning and land administration in the state.

Sagir added that plans are underway to establish the Jigawa Geographic Information Service for the full digitization of land administration in the state.

“Our goal is to promote efficient land administration to make Jigawa the happiest, most livable, quality and affordable environment for all,” he said.

According to him, the land allocated includes 2,000 hectares for the solar power plant project to be executed by the federal government in collaboration with the Moroccan government.

The commission added that 640 hectares have been allocated to private investors to establish agro-allied industries, other companies and different businesses.

Sagir said that as a result of various reforms introduced to improve land administration, revenue generated by the ministry has increased by more than 100 percent.

Joel C. Hicks