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Sanwo-Olu inaugurates estate for Lagosians

Photo: Omolara Omosanya

A 100 units of newly completed flats have been inaugurated at Bayview Estate in Ikate, Lekki area of Lagos State.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who performed the function said his government is building for the upper-middle market and middle market, as well as the medium to low earners.

”We have done 11 housing estates within two and a half years since we came to government, and we still have a lot more that we are pushing,” the Governor said.

Governor Sanwo-Olu named one of the Blocks of flats after a Grade Level-15 staff of the Lagos State Development Property Corporation (LSDPC),  Engr. Wakilu Hamzat who died in the early hours of today, few hours to the event.

Governor Sanwo-Olu promised that the State Government would sponsor the education of children of the deceased.

The estate, which has 68 terraces of 4 bedrooms and 32 flats of 3 bedrooms was initiated when the Governor was the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Lagos State Development Property Corporation.

Commissioner for Housing, Moruf Akinderu-Fatai said the current administration would ensure that no housing scheme is abandoned.

LSDPC Managing Director, Mr. Dhikrullah Har-Yusuph stated that the Housing Estate was constructed with due consideration to the terrain and inhabitants need not fear to flood.

Reporting by Omolara Omosanya; editing by Muzha Kucha