Lagos set to commission 270 home units in Igando


Egan - Igando Mixed Housing Estate

By Taiwo Okanlawon

……. long-awaited housing estate to be handed over to allottees

In fulfillment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s pledge to complete all ongoing housing projects in the State, 270 home units at Egan – Igando Mixed Housing Estate is set for commissioning on 6th June 2024.

The Commissioner of Housing, Honourable Moruf Akinderu-Fatai in an interview with pressmen during the site inspection to Egan – Igando Mixed Housing Estate in Ikotun – Igando Local Council Development Area of the State said that by the first week of June 2024, the Estate will be commissioned and keys will be handed over to the homeowners after 21 years of the commencement of the project.

Akinderu-Fatai stated that the housing estate which is a critical project was aimed at providing affordable and quality housing for the people of Lagos.

He noted that the project was faced with numerous setbacks and challenges including large-scale vandalism and theft.

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Despite these obstacles, the Honourable Commissioner said the State Government was committed to delivering this vital project to the people, hence the strategy of completion by cluster arrangements.

“We are thrilled to finally break through the barriers that have held us back for so long with the delivery of the first cluster comprising 270 homes,” said Akinderu-Fatai.

Also at the site, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing Engr AbdulHafis Gbolahan said that the preparation process has been completed by May 31, 2024, paving the way for the official unveiling of the Estate on 6th of June 2024.
He charged all stakeholders, including contractors and community members to work together to ensure a smooth and successful delivery.

The Permanent Secretary further said that the State government is grateful for the patience, understanding and trust shown by the prospective homeowners who waited for many years for the completion of the Housing scheme.

“We are confident that the result will be well worth the wait,” said Engr. Toriola

Also joining the Commissioner for Housing, Honourable Moruf Akinderu-Fatai and Permanent Secretary, Engr AbdulHafis Gbolahan Toriola during the site inspection are the Director, Public Affairs of the Ministry , Mrs. Adeola Salako, Director of Engineering Services, Engr. Bolarinwa Kazeem, Director of Architectural and Building Services, Bldr. Ibrahim Olusegun, and Director of Quantity Surveying Department, Mr Hakeem Ilesanmi.

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