Ogun Govt Flags Off Gateway Aviation Village Housing Project - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, September 28, 2023

Ogun Govt Flags Off Gateway Aviation Village Housing Project

Ogun State Government has flagged off the ground-breaking of 100 units two-bedroom expandable bungalows out of its 200 units proposed at Gateway Aviation Village in Iperu-Remo, as part of moves to provide affordable housing and bridge the gap of housing deficit across the three Senatorial Districts of the state 

Governor Dapo Abiodun during the unveiling of the housing project, said the State had been the most friendly in terms of provision of affordable housing with the aim of reducing the housing deficit  in the State and the nation at large.

Prince Abiodun represented by his Special Adviser on housing, Jagunmolu Akande Omoniyi, noted that the Gateway Aviation Village would complement the Agro-Cargo Airport which would further boost the socio-economic activities in the State, saying the Aviation Estate will empower over 5,000 youth and artisans who will be working on the site.

He appreciated God for the success recorded in the housing industry during the first tenure of his administration, adding that a replica of the project was in Kemta, Idi-Aba, Kobape in Abeokuta, while Sagamu, Ilaro and Ijebu-Ode are nearing completion

The governor assured that the first phase of Gateway Aviation Village would be delivered in six months time.

"A State of -art infrastructural facilities will  be put in place to maximise the value of the estate, he stated.

On his part, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Engr. Shakirudeen Salam, appealed to the people of the area to give necessary cooperation and support to professionals who would be working on-site, to aid in the completion of the Estate at the stipulated time.

In his goodwill address, the Alaperu of Iperu, Oba Adeleke Idowu, commended the efforts of the Governor for providing such a legacy project in the town, urging sons and daughters of the land to key into the project by obtaining forms and ensuring proper documentation to benefit from the Estate.

An indigent of the town, Engr. Wale Yussuf, applauded the present administration for the landslide achievements in the housing sector, saying it will benefit large number of people who will be working on the site as direct Labour.

Contributing, a representative of Gateway Mortgage Bank, Mr. Omigade Olukayode, thanked the State government for its giant strides in the housing sector and assured of the readiness of the Bank to support the project.

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