Residential land plots have just been allotted to 1,094 natives of Kudo-Felasi, Mendefera sub-zone, based on tiesa land tenure system. Mendefera, 3 May 2012 – Residential land plots have just been allotted to 1,094 natives of Kudo-Felasi, Mendefera sub-zone, based on tiesa land tenure system.
Mr. Semere Gebrebirhan, chairman of tiesa land distribution committee in the semi-urban center, called on the natives to utilize the land plots according to the set guidelines.
Mr. Hailemichael Eyob, head of the Ministry of Land, Water and Environment’s branch in the Southern region, explained that a total of 1,352 natives in the country and the Diaspora, out of whom 258 did not fulfill requirements, had requested for tiesa land.
Among the beneficiaries, Mr. Berhe Hadish and Mr. Araya Tsegai, expressed conviction that housing construction on the residential plots would be a stepping stone to the development of the locality and meeting the demand for residential accommodations. They also lauded the active involvement of the semi-urban center’s tiesa land distribution committee in the process.
Ms. Tahira Kahsai, who became beneficiary of tiesa land after spending more than 40 years abroad, voiced satisfaction with being in a position to have ownership of land among fellow citizens.
The semi-urban center of Kudo-Felasi has 4,000 residents.