The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun while rolling out 1000 Certificates of Occupancy (Cs of O) and Building Plan Approval to the 7th Edition of another beneficiary in the State, said the Homeowners’ Charter programme has become a viable and template which other sister states of the federation need to emulate.
Amosun Stated this at the Arcade Ground, Governors’ Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, during the presentation of another batch of property documents to the homeowners in the state added that the scheme has come to stay in the state.
He said the programme would have a great impact on the Socio- economic well-being of the residents, saying that it would also help the planning prospect of the government in area where the people of the state needs the government attentions.
He also added that the programme had helped the government in identifying infrastructural needs of various communities and stressed that it would help his administration in attending to them.
“Am re-assuring applicants that we will not relent in ensuring that our dream of processing title documents for the good people of Ogun State at discounted rate is achieved” Amosun Said.
The governor also hinted that others states had take a cue to interface with Ogun in a view to replicating the programme in their respective states, adding that other applicants who are yet to be issued their own title documents will not be denied the opportunity of getting their title document on their properties.
In the same vein, the Special Adviser/ Director General, Bureau of Lands and Survey, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo noted that the programme had revolutionalized the properly market in the state as well as improved the standard of living of citizen and their ability to access loans in the bank.
“The C of O and building Plan approval you are about to collect is an electronic document with unique security features which can be presented as one of the best in the world”. Oshinowo Stated
He said that with the modern equipment being secured by the Bureau, it is possible to issue 500 Cs of O for those that keyed into Homeowners’ Charter Scheme as directed by the state governor, adding that they will keep to promises made by the government and would not in any way disappoint the applicants.
One of the beneficiaries Mrs. Beatrice chibuzor Fadiya, thanked the governor for the programme, and advised people without proper documents to quickly apply and partake in the exercise.
She appreciated the State government for the opportunity given to her, noting that the process was not cumbersome at all and the charge was attractive and affordable.