The Ministry of Lands Housing and Country Planning has informed the public that it has identified plots of State Lands in the Western Area for allocation to Sierra Leoneans.

The Ministry  further reveals that  they will continue with  their successful LAND RAFFLE MODEL that was introduced in December 2021.

As a result the Ministry is inviting applications for State Land Lease from Sierra Leoneans in the following categories:

1. Civil Servants
2. Security Forces (Military, Police, Fire Force, Prisons)
3. Medical Personnel
4. Teachers/Lecturers
5. Journalists/Press

The Ministry further confirms that Citizens in the aforementioned categories should have served in their respective careers for a period of at least Five (5) Years. Application Forms for the advertised State Lands would be electronically accessed, filled out and submitted through the website of the Ministry – not later than Friday, April 8, 2022.

The Public Raffle Draw for these applicants will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2022 in the presence of various stakeholders and members of the general public. It would also be streamed live on National Television and various Social Media Platforms.

Sierra Leoneans who have been allocated State Lands are not eligible to apply for this opportunity, which aims at ensuring equitable access to land for the people.

The Ministry release further concludes that The Ministry is in the process of identifying more plots of land for other sectors or works of life in the coming months, and It is of significance to note that the 200 Winners of the first land raffle draw have received their offer letters, site plans and taken to their various plots of land at Upper Allen Town.