Directorate of Land Services

Head of Directorate


Director ([email protected])

Functions and Activities

The Directorate of Land Services as a key component of Lands Bureau is saddled with the following responsibilities, among others:

  • Processes application for Governor’s Consent to subsequent transactions (Assignments, Subleases, Power of Attorney, Gifts and Mortgages) on land in line with the provisions of the Land Use Act, 1978.
  • Acquisition/Revocation matters.
  • Compensation matters.
  • Village/Settlement Excisions.
  • Land Policy Formulation.
  • Valuation of Land/Buildings and Equipment.
  • Land disputes resolution and court appearances.
  • Consultancy services to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). of Government

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  1. Governor’s Consent
  2. Compensation Matters
  3. Processing of Applications for Excision
  4. Private Sector’s Development Program (PSDP)
  5. Rectification of title to Land

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