Recently ARTA NIGERIA LIMITED completed the phase 1 of the Ebonyi State Lands Automation which was commissioned by His Excellency, The governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, FNSE, FNATE has instructed that all lands, houses be immidiately recertified which will enable it to be captured in the data base.
The governor made the statement while commissioning the newly installed automation server machine in Ministry of Lands, Centenary City, Abakaliki.
He said : “We have to immidiately recertified all lands, houses in Ebonyi State.
“If we recertify all lands, building, we will have everything we need in the data system and it will reduce conflict, fraud and land disputes in the state.
“All lands we are certifying must have titles”.
Governor Umahi also announced that he will be approaching the Ebonyi State house of Assembly for them to approve Afikpo, Ivo and Ohaozara as urban areas to enable the state government generate revenue from the Local Government Areas.
” I have told them yesterday that we will be approaching the state house of Assembly to approve our request by making Afikpo, Ivo and Ohaozara urban areas to enable us generate our Internally Generated Revenue there”, he added.
In an address; the Honourable Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Chief Moses Oshibe stated that the Land Registry Automation involve processing, storage and retrieval of information on Land/Deed documents through electronic means. The documents include Deed of Assignment, Deed of Legal Mortgage, Deed of Sublease, Deed of Gift, Deeds of Assent, Exchange of Letters, Power of Attorney and others.