Anambra State Govt Hands Over Land To Real Estate Developers For Housing Projects…
Written by City Radio on February 9, 2023
Anambra State government has handed over hectares of land to real estate developers for different development purposes.
The event which was performed in Awka, was attended by representatives from the Anambra State Ministry of Lands, Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency, ANSIPPA, and the host communities.
The real estate developers and hectares of land allocated to them are, CNN Urban Developers Limited, twenty hectares, Rainbow Heritage Projects Services Limited, one hundred and ten hectares, MIO Construction Company Nigeria Limited, fifteen hectares, Southern Matrix Projects Limited, twenty hectares, Periwinkle Residences Limited, thirty hectares, Treasure Garden Investment Limited, nineteen hectares and Romax Properties Limited, nineteen hectares.
The lands, which would be channeled to construction of housing development projects are located within Awka metropolis and Isiagu Community, all in Awka South Local Government Area.
While flagging off the handover, the Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Soludo said that housing is one of his administration’s primary agenda, tailored to achieving the Smart Mega City vision and to also help close the housing deficit in the state.
Professor Soludo, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, said the projects with a timeline of three to four years will require the investors to provide world class real estate amenities and development services that will include roads, water and power projects, police posts, hospitals, schools and others.
The governor urged the developers to give their best in order to help achieve a liveable and prosperous Anambra State and noted that the projects will provide job opportunities for youths even as he called on host communities to give the developers adequate support.
On his part, the Anambra State Commissioner for Lands, Professor Offornze Amucheazi, said that out of the seventy-two developers that submitted proposals, seven were selected, and assured the host communities that the initiative is in the best interest of all Ndi Anambra.
In their remarks, the Managing Director of CNN Urban Developers, Mr Wilson Thomas, the Group Managing Director, Rainbow Heritage Project Services, Mr Oliver Biedima, that of Periwinkle Residencies Limited, Dr Chinedu Nweke, and Mr Tony Epele of Southern Matrix Projects Limited, assured that they are committed to ensuring that the projects will be executed in record time and in compliance with stipulations of the agreement.