Amosun to commission, allocate workers’ estate
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun will on Monday inaugurate the state government’s housing estate built for public servants.
A statement obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday stated that the estate, A.A.K Mitros Estate, would also be allocated to its beneficiaries after the inauguration.
It also stated that the governor would also inaugurate the Laderin Neighborhood Market located within the new estate.
Built on a 4.2-hectare parcel of land, the 160-unit estate comprises 2-bedroom semi-detached bungalows, 3- bedroom semi-detached bungalows and 2-bedroom flats.
According to the statement, the estate boasts of quality infrastructure, good road network with drainage system, ample parking space for residents and their guests.
It also has uninterrupted water supply with water treatment and storage of more than 200,000 litres capacity, just as it has two-500kv transformers supplying power to all houses and streetlights.
“Each unit has been made ready to receive meters, which have been paid for.
“The estate has been designed to ensure communal cohesion. To this end, there are a number of pocket parks and a large residents’ pavilion to foster social interaction.
“In order to ensure ease access to basic needs, a retail shop is being built around the community centre.
“Also, good quality landscaping completes the development, thus creating a nice ambience for residents and visitors,” the statement stated.
It added that the newly built shops at Laderin Neighbourhood Market had 116 shops; 48 lock-up shops and 68 open stalls.
“The market is built specifically to cater for the needs of residents of Laderin Estate, AAK Degun Estate and its environs.
“The new market was conceived by Governor Amosun in line with regards to urban renewal,” the statement said.