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Ogun inaugurates Plainfields Housing Estate today

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OGUN authorities have restated commitment to quality housing delivery by ensuring that all citizens and residents of the State have access to decent and healthy accommodation.
   
The Plainfields Estate built by the state’s State Housing Corporation, occupies a 3.5 hectares of land in a choice area of Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital and shares neighbourhood with the multi-billion naira estate, Orange Valley Estate and Governor’s
Office.
   
Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing Development and General Manager of the Corporation, Mrs. Olajumoke Akinwunmi, architect reaffirmed this to journalists at a media interaction on the upcoming commissioning of Plainfields estate at Obasanjo Hilltop estate, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
   
She said the estate was another milestone in the history of the Corporation, with the support of Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who approved N741 million to construct 76 units of five different categories of houses in the estate.
       
The estate can boast of facilities such as water treatment plant, tarred roads, recreation garden, electricity and generator to power gatehouse and streetlights.      .
   
Akinwunmi said the Corporation would not compromise the safety of the would be occupiers by using substandard materials. and faulting the development process proven to be an interesting experience.”
   
Responding to question on the affordability of the houses, the Special Adviser maintained that Government was sensitive to people’s need, and has put in place an appropriate financing mechanism for those that cannot afford full payment.
   
“The federal government through the National Housing Fund (NHF) has made it easy for people to borrow money to buy the houses. I want to urge interested persons to approach any financial mortgage institution for assistance. The most difficult step is the first step of buying a smaller apartment, it is not the size or the beauty of a house that creates the value, but the environment,” Akinwunmi noted.
   



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