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Govt. Acquires Land For Tree Planting

By Charles Ogugbuaja, Owerri
31 January 2016   |   12:42 am
New Council Chiefs Resume Duty THE Imo State government has acquired about 634 hectares of land in communities across the state, for the planting of palm trees to boost the non-oil diversification programme policy of the state. Disclosing this in Owerri, the Commissioner for Community Council and Traditional Affairs, Chief Innocent Eke, said it was…
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New Council Chiefs Resume Duty

THE Imo State government has acquired about 634 hectares of land in communities across the state, for the planting of palm trees to boost the non-oil diversification programme policy of the state.

Disclosing this in Owerri, the Commissioner for Community Council and Traditional Affairs, Chief Innocent Eke, said it was the policy of the state government, to ensure that the agricultural programme and diversification of revenue was rooted in the communities.

Meanwhile, the newly sworned-in 27 local council transition committee chairmen, have started assuming duties at their various council headquarters. The Chairman of Nwangele Local Council, Chief Clifford Orjiako, while addressing workers at headquarters in Amaigbo, said he would operate open door, justice, equity and fair play policy in various dealings in the communities.

Orjiako, who was received by the Director of Administration and General Services (DAGS), of the council, Chief Christian Anayo Iwuanyanwu, and staffers, said they would work in synergy.