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Sanwo-Olu Commissions 270 Bedroom Units In Igando-Ikotun 


By Felix Kuyinu 

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commissioned a 270 unit two-bedroom flat project at Egan-Igando Mixed Housing Estate.

Sanwo-Olu said that the inaugurated project will provide decent accommodation for sub-urban dwellers.

During the commissioning on Thursday, the Governor said that there would be a completion of the remaining 576 home units in Clusters Two and Three of the Egan-Igando Mixed Housing Estate for more residents to benefit irrespective of their ethnicity or political affiliations.


Sanwo-Olu said, “The completion of this project will address the urgent need for affordable housing and also foster a sense of community and belonging among our residents. This project is designed to cater to diverse economic groups, reflecting a vision of an inclusive society where everyone has a home.

“We must innovate and partner with private investors to bridge the gap, which we cannot do alone. We need to enhance our public and private investments in housing. We must continue to build decent homes. I will like to appeal to future occupants to please ensure good maintenance of these facilities.”

The Governor stated that the government is keen on a partnership with private sectors to build more affordable housing estates for the residents in the state. He appealed to beneficiaries to take ownership of the project and protect it from vandals.

He also urged traditional rulers and community leaders to provide more land for the government to build more infrastructure in rural areas.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Honourable Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, who said the infrastructural provision is a landmark project that stands as a testament to Governor Sanwo Olu’s commitment to providing affordable and quality housing for the residents of Lagos State, uttered that the project is of the proposed 101 blocks of 846 home units made up of one, two and three-bedroom apartments on a land area of 17.358 hectares.


Fatai said that the infrastructural components in the houses include a network of well-structured roads, a well-channeled drainage system, an ingestion station, ample car parks, potable water, a perimeter fence, a central sewage treatment plant, and electricity transformers.

According to him, the project experienced a lot of challenges before completion due to a paucity of funds. However, he noted that the gesture by the Governor is to appreciate the trust and commitment of the subscribers over time. Fatai disclosed that other subscribers with more than 50 percent commitment on the initial selling price shall be considered with an option to balance up at the current selling price.

Fatai said: “This significant occasion marks the completion of 270 units of two-bedroom apartments, a vital step towards alleviating the housing deficit in Lagos, hence bringing succor to the beloved people of the Igando-Ikotun LCDA in Alimosho LGA.

“Today, we are proud to present Cluster 1, with 45 blocks consisting of 270 units of two-bedroom apartments with complimentary infrastructure. We not only celebrate the completion of these units but also the resilience, dedication, and hard work that have brought this vision to reality.

“As we hand over the keys to the new homeowners, we reaffirm our commitment to completing Clusters 2 and 3. We will continue to work assiduously to overcome any challenges, ensuring that every promised unit is delivered. This project is a clear indication that when we combine vision with dedication, the results are transformative.”