Lands ministry urged to fast track issuance of title deeds

Lands Permanent Secretary Dr. Nicholas Muraguri says ministry officials have been directed to fast-track adjudication and issuance of land titles deeds to solve issues of land confrontation over ownership.

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Speaking at Katse in Mwingi North Sub county Friday, the PS said County Government of Kitui in partnership with his ministry will undertake land adjudication and titling in a plan set to have 100,000 title deeds issued to residents in the next six months.

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The partnership between the national and the county government will see the residents receive title deeds without any charges.

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Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu urged residents to resolve any land disputes to ensure they do not miss out on the investment.

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She said processing of title deeds was one way of setting base for property ownership in the county, and also a key exercise to fast track mining in the County.

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Residents hailed the launch of the exercise that will see them receive title deeds free of charge saying it will be a milestone towards reaping benefits of land ownership.



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