The Kwara State Ministry of Lands and Housing has concluded plans to partner private investors and developers to build housing estates around the three campuses of the newly established Kwara State University (KWASU), located at Malete, Osi, and Ilesha- Baruba.
Lands and Housing Commissioner, Dr. Abubakar Adebayo Ishola, disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the first Kwara State Lands and Housing summit held at the stateâ€™s Banquets hall, Ilorin.
Ishola noted that the state government has already built, allocated and sold 600 units of houses made up of 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom bungalows in the Mandate I, Mandate II and Mandate III housing scheme, in addition to the Harmony Estate, Royal Valley Estate and other on-going housing projects in the State.
â€œOutside the State capital, we are also proud to say that 35 units of 3-bedroom bungalows have been built at Offa, Omun-Aran, Kaiama and Tsonga with common facilities like road, water, and electricity to make life more meaningful,â€ he said.
The commissioner said that the development of other housing estates through the Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative is apace with the involvement of private investors like International Business Bureau (IBBL), Delrot Nigeria Limited, and Grenaco Nigeria Limited.