The county government committed to partnering with the national government in resolving land matters.

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The county government of Trans Nzoia is committed to partnering with the national government in resolving land feuds that have for long bedevilled its residents.

Speaking at a meeting with members of Mbai Farm at the County Commissioner’s office Wednesday, Lands, Physical Planning, Housing and Urban Development Executive Janerose Mutama said the two levels of government have their distinct roles hence need for collaborative efforts from both arms of government to fast track the resolution of the many cases that is being reported each and every day in the County.

She commended members of the different farms committees in the county for supporting the government in resolving some of the land matters in the county that had stalled for decades.

Ms Janerose called on the members of the Mbai farm to cooperate with both the county and the National Government officials to ensure that the land matters affecting them are resolved once and for all.

The CECM further called on members of the different schemes across the county which have feuds to use out of court approaches in resolving them where possible to avoid dragging of cases in the courts of law.

She added that other than the Mbai farm issue, the county department of lands is also working with other farms across the county Including settlement schemes SFTS and those with AFC loans among others farms to ensure that the owners get their title deeds.

On his Part, the County Commissioner Gideon Oyagi commended members of the Mbai farm committee for choosing the right path in resolving the stalemate affecting them.

He added that this will give room for regularisation of the 1,200 acres’ piece of land as well as ensure members get their rightful shares besides getting land ownership documents.

The Commissioner hailed the county administration for making breakthroughs in many of the land matters in the county just as she urged members of the different farms committees to follow suit.

Mr. Oyagi called on the members of the various farms with issues to be devoid of land politics saying it is one of the factors that has contributed to many farms to have stalled for many years.

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