According to the Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr.Chinedu Offor, the Okorocha Administration has resolved to revisit the issue of Certificate of Occupancy [C of O] to address the controversies it had generated in the past.
In his words:
“There has been series of controversies about C-of-C , but Council today resolved that in the next few days, the state government will start signing C-of-O for those that desire to own land for whatever purpose”
He further stated that Council also approved that each Ministry should build and own a permanent headquarter even as the state government would build a befitting palace at the state capital for the chairman of Imo State Council for Traditional rulers, popularly called “Eze Imo” to demonstrate the traditional heritage of the state.
On agriculture, the Commissioner also disclosed that government has directed each community in the state to provide not less than 1,000 hectares of land for palm plantation and 25 hectares for vegetation under the Back-to-Land agricultural programme of governor Okorocha’s administration.
Also , the Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Planning, Hon Uche Nwosu has dislosed that the Council approved the immediate construction of Diaspora Village to provide houses for Imolites in Diaspora as well as attract investment into the state. The project which he said would be executed under partnership agreement, will commence with no fewer than 500 units of houses in its first phase.