Some residents of Tulu village in Lame District of Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State have accused the ward head of Tulu of allegedly taking their lands for personal use,Dailytrust report.

The communities alleged that the ward head was conniving with the village head of Tulu to carry out the alleged illegal act.

One if the victims, Alhaji Shehu Yerima Tulu, who addressed journalists on behalf of the affected residents of Tulu community, said the modus operandi used by the ward head, Tashan Tulu, was to come and look for suitable farmland and claimed it belonged to him.

“He did that to many residents of Tulu community by forcefully acquiring their farm lands and plots which he sold to others,” he said.

He said no fewer than 25 community members were affected.

  • When contacted, the village head of Tulu, Alhaji Adamu Yakubu, denied all the allegations of illegal farmlands acquisition and grabbing, insisting that he was not part of it.


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