Minister Nabakooba set to handover Land titles to Kagadi residents on May 19th
The minister of lands, Housing and urban development Judith Nabakooba will on 19th May, 2023 handover free hold land titles to the residents in Kagadi district.
Kagadi is set to receive 1,600 land titles.
The minister said there are rampant cases of land grabbing in the district which have necessitated the need for issuance of land titles for the residents to protect them from evictions.
According to the letter seen by this media house dated 28th April, 2023 addressed to the chairperson Uganda Land Commission, after the handover of the land titles to the beneficiaries on May 19th, Minister Nabakooba will on 20th May, move to Ndaiga, Kyaterekera and Mpeefu for boundary opening and compassionate valuation of the disputed area.
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She will be accompanied by a team of surveyors and valuers from the ministry who will lead in surveying the disputed land.
Minister Nabakooba said the exercise intends to conclude the long outstanding land disputes in Kagadi district.
Meanwhile, minister Nabakooba has rallied local leaders and area members of parliament to inform and organize the beneficiaries for the event.
On 28th April, 2023 during celebration of Women’s day in Kagadi district, Janepher Kyomuhendo Mbabazi the Kagadi district Woman Member of Parliament tasked the minister of Lands to quicken the process of compensating the landlords so that the people can freely and permanently settle on their land.
Janepher said the most affected areas were Mpeefu, Kyaterekera and Ndaiga but she also said absentee landlords wanted compensation though the process was moving sluggishly.
Janepher had invited Minister Nabakooba as the chief guest with a purpose of interesting her in the matter.