Governor Chukwuma Soludo is set to embark on a land verification exercise to fish out illegal land claimants in Anambra State.
The areas to be affected include Millennium City Layout, Iyiagu Layout and Ikenga Layout, all in Awka, the state capital.
According to an official of the Ministry of Lands, the verification is in accordance with the approved recommendations stipulated in the report of the state government’s Land Reform Committee white paper.
Property owners in the affected layouts are expected to provide two passport photographs, government identification card, an original photocopy of the land allocation letter, a photocopy of the building certificate of occupancy (C of O) and an original photocopy of all receipts of payments for sighting.
Other requirements include related documents in respect of the plots and a non-refundable application fee of N5,000.
A statement by the permanent secretary in the state Ministry of Lands, Edwin Ejike revealed that the exercise would end on June 15, 2023.