The Commissioner of Housing, Honourable Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, during an interview with the press while inspecting the Egan – igando mixed Housing Estate in Ikotun stated that the Estate is set to be commissioned in the first week of June 2024.

After 21 years since the project began, keys will finally be handed over to the homeowners.

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Akinderu-Fatai emphasized that the housing estate, a pivotal project, aimed to offer affordable and high-quality housing for Lagos residents.

He highlighted the project’s challenges, including widespread vandalism and theft. Despite these hurdles, the Honourable Commissioner affirmed the State Government’s dedication to delivering the crucial project, hence the adoption of a cluster-based completion strategy.

Additionally, at the site, Engr. AbdulHafis Gbolahan, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing, announced that the preparatory phase had concluded by May 31, 2024, setting the stage for the official unveiling of the Estate on June 6, 2024.

He urged all stakeholders, including contractors and community members, to collaborate effectively to guarantee a seamless and prosperous delivery.

The Permanent Secretary further expressed the State government’s gratitude for the patience, understanding, and trust exhibited by the prospective homeowners who endured many years awaiting the completion of the Housing scheme.

Also present during the site inspection with the Commissioner for Housing, Honourable Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, and Permanent Secretary Engr. AbdulHafis Gbolahan Toriola were key officials including the Director of Public Affairs of the Ministry, Mrs. Adeola Salako, Director of Engineering Services, Engr. Bolarinwa Kazeem, Director of Architectural and Building Services, Bldr. Ibrahim Olusegun, and Director of Quantity Surveying Department, Mr. Hakeem Ilesanmi.