The Housing Scheme of Ogun State Government is not only for civil servants, but open to all citizens in Nigeria, Commissioner for Housing, Jagunmolu Akande Omoniyi has stated.
Jagunmolu Omoniyi made this known, while featuring on a Radio personality programme in Abeokuta, as part of activities marking the second year in office of Governor Dapo Abiodun led administration.
The Commissioner noted that the housing projects were designed to accommodate both the formal and informal sector, as well as the low, medium and high-income earners, to cater for their needs, saying applicants who subscribe and meet up with the criteria for allocation would benefit from the scheme.
He said the State government’s intervention in the provision of affordable housing had facilitated the construction of Prince Court Estate at Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, with its replica in Ilaro, Sagamu, Ota, Ijebu-Ode and Iperu, adding that the ongoing housing project at Kobape, would soon be delivered with the state-of-art infrastructural facilities.
Omoniyi, while revealing government’s plan to relocate occupants in the government quarters at the GRA, Ibara, to GRA resettlement, behind mechanic village, Idi-Aba, said the decision had not been abolished, urging the people to tap into the mortgage options, being put in place by the present administration.
The Commissioner stated that the Ministry in the last two years has also rehabilitated Primary Health Centers across the 236 wards in the State, constructed new Fire Service Stations in Ifo and Isheri, renovated existing ones in Ilaro, Ota, Ijebu-Ode and Sagamu, as well as the construction of open stalls and lock up shops at Akarigbo, Sabo markets in Sagamu, among others.