Maele threatens to evict Gabane farmers

Kgosi Seeletso Pule Pic Kabo Mpaetona
Kgosi Seeletso Pule Pic Kabo Mpaetona

GABANE: The Minister of Lands and Housing Prince Maele has threatened to obtain a court order to evict farmers who refuse to hand over their ploughing fields to the government.

Addressing a fully-packed Kgotla meeting yesterday, he said that the government has the authority to take their land from them even without their consent.

“I heard that some of you are refusing to hand over their farms to the Land Board authorities. But you need to understand that there is a law that allows us to take the land without your authorisation. We will use those powers to take those farms from you,” said Maele  This came after the Village Development Committee (VDC) representative Otlaadisa Manthe said that Mogoditshane Land Board has threatened that if they did not hand in their farms, they would take them to court.

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