The state government has also mapped out its territory

The Delta State Government has commenced the survey of land belonging to public secondary schools, to stop encroachment by private developers, Patrick Ferife, Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Development disclosed.

According to the commissioner, over 120 public schools in the state were surveyed.

The ministry, through the Office of the Surveyor-General of the state, carried out the exercise for ministries, parastatals and government agencies also.

According to him, the layout survey of residential and commercial plots of government land in Asaba, Kwale, Agbor, Oleh and Owa-Alero had been carried out, with about 1,000 plots surveyed.

The commissioner said that the mapping of the state had been completed, including that of five major cities in the state.

Ferife said the ministry had so far generated more than N554 million as revenue for the government from 2011 to date, and more than N257 million had been paid as rents on properties within the same period by the government through the ministry.

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