In Marfgibi County, Clan Chief Edwin Nimah Alleviates 1968 Land Conflict

From Christopher Wiah | GNN Correspondent In Margibi County |

Varney Sirleaf, Liberia Minister of Internal Affairs

The Clan Chief of Weamahqulleh in Margibi County, Edwin K Naimah has initiated the mitigation of a 1968 land conflict, calling on all parties involved in the conflict to see reason in resolving the yearlong conflict by vowing to respect the ruling that will come out of this conflict.

According to GNN Correspondent in the County, this endless land conflict rouse between two family members of Weamahquelleh Clan, and the two members of a Larkay-ta Township, including Robert Mlennoe and John Markargo has finally been laid to rest.

Community dwellers over the weekend in Guikporlorshue Town before a gathering of over twenty five, including other local Chiefs of the Area, where reportedly overwhelmed of the decision of Chief Niamah.

Clan chief Naimah and his team of Land Rights expect,  Representatives of the Women and Youth Land Rights advocates as well as Charter Center Representative were also amongst the gathering.

Clan chief Edwin Naimah under the gabble of Authority, requested the chiefs and elders to provide the Historical setting and facts regarding the parcel land being disputed for.

At that point, the Elders and Chiefs who significantly lived in the area for more than decades were able to give a clearer picture that indicates the right ownership over the parcel of Land.

In conclusion, Clan Chief Naimah and Team ruled in favour of Mr. Robert Mlennoe setting an attached condition which includes, a conduct of a resurvey process.

Meanwhile, Mr Robert Mlennoe is said to have owned a hundred acre of farm land in the area something John Markargo family earlier rejected but claiming ownership over 8 to 10 acres of farm land within.

The disputed parcel of Land is bordering the Alison’s and others in Weamahquelleh Clan section two Larkay-ta Township.

Meanwhile, more details regarding the conduct of a resurvey process will emerge soon.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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