Ogun State Government is proposing to construct 100 housing units in Ifo that will be a replica of the Prince Court Estate.
It said in a statement on Friday titled ‘Ogun govt to replicate 100 units prince court estate in Ifo’ that this was in furtherance of the desire to provide affordable housing for residents.
It recalled that the first phase of Prince Court Estate, Idi–Aba comprising 130 units had been completed, 150 units of the second phase was nearing completion, while the 100 units at Ijebu–Ode was ongoing.
The General Manager, Ogun State Housing Corporation, Estate Surveyor and Valuer, Wale Ojo, was reported to have confirmed this shortly after a tour to the site of the proposed project.
He stated that the tour would enable the board members of the corporation to familiarise themselves with the site and the entire neighborhood.
Ojo stated, “The tour is to familiarise the board members of the corporation, with the existing housing estate in Ifo, as well as the proposed site for the construction of Prince Court estate in the area.
“This is an opportunity for the members to have a look at the site and the entire neighborhood. Meanwhile, it is just one of the series of the visits they will be embarking upon,” he said.
The general manager stated that some uncompleted housing projects in Ifo, which were developed through private public partnership, would also be completed alongside the Prince Court project.
Meanwhile, the Ogun State Special Adviser/Director-General, Bureau of Lands and Survey, Mr Aina Salami, has said that proper land documentation and official gazette of land acquisition are solutions to encroachment on school lands in the state, especially by land grabbers.
He said this in a statement on Sunday titled ‘Ogun identifies factor capable of preventing school lands encroachment’.
He urged the ministry and school authorities to have survey plans, register their land titles and gazette them statutorily for proper recording.
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