By Hafsat Abdullahi
The Bauchi state government has come brokered peace deal between the people of Ganjigina in Darazo local government area and the people of Gamadadi in Ganjuwa local government of the state who were embroiled in a land dispute.
The land dispute between the two local governments which could be traced as far back as 24years ago emerged as a result of the boundary between the two villages but was resolved by the chairman state boundary commission.
The secretary of the commission, Ahmad Garba, representing the deputy Governor of Bauchi state, Nuhu Gidado who is also serving as the Chairman State Boundary Commission had called on the the two villages to maintain peace and abide by the regulations that have been set by the state boundary commission while flagging off of the ceremony in Ganjigina village.
Ahmad Garba had congratulated the Governor of Bauchi state, Muhammade Abubakar, the Bauchi state Emirate council and all stakeholders for their quick response and commitment towards solving the problem.
The secretary called on the people of the Ganjigina and Ganadadi to live peacefully and urged them to follow all the rules and regulations before the use of any portion of land in order to ensure peace.
The Acting chairman of Darazo, Garba Abdullahi, speaking at the ceremony expressed his gratitude over the commitment of the state Government, the Emirate council and boundary commission in resolving the dispute which lasted over 24 years.
The Acting chairman of Ganjuwa LG, Audu Shehu had thanked Almighty Allah, Bauchi State Government and boundary commission over their dedication in solving the dispute.
Garba Abdullahi and Audu Shehu had called on the people of Ganjigina and Gamadadi to respect the law and assured the State government of their supervision of the two villages.
Madakin Bauchi, Muhammad Gidado who represented the Emir of Bauchi, Rilwan Sulaiman, had called on the two villages to maintain law and order and also desist from any act capable of spoiling the images of the state and the emirate.
Muhammad Gidado expressed his gratitude to the State Government, boundary commission and all stakeholders for resolving the land dispute.
The district head of Darazo, Moh’d Ibrahim, in his vote of thanks expressed appreciation to the state government and the emirate council for their obedience to the law.