Firm targets N10b housing projects for low-income earners
Posised to reduce housing deficit in the country, a Lagos based developer, Messrs GText Homes is set to build a N10billion low cost housing project to assist low income earners in the country achieve their dream of home ownership.
Chief Executive Officer, GText home, Stephen Akintayo disclosed this during the end of year Dinner and Carol program organised to commemorate the firm’s 10th anniversary in Lagos. He said, “Part of our plan is to kick start a working idea of having 200 housing estates in each of our estates. At the moment, we have about five estates. Four of the estates are located in Lagos while one is situated in Abuja.
We want to have 200 housing estates so that we will be able to provide shelter for people who do not have house of their own. This is our major priority for 2019. The 200 housing estates will be low cost housing affording for the low income classes”. He stated that the project would increase the number of house ownership in Nigeria.
As a mentor and a motivational speaker, Akintayo harped on commitment and hardworking as the key to success. “There is nothing to be ashamed of as young man or woman hustling because there is dignity in labour. I have sold popcorn and today I’m not there anymore, which shows there is dignity in labour. I’m glad we have raise a lot of people. For me, it’s another way to say thank you to those that have identified with our brands.
“We’ve just started, our commitment to what we are doing make us solid and we have a strong plan for the future. It took people like Dangote and Oyedepo 16 years to reach the exponential growth. By 2019, we will reach exponential growth. Young people need to understand that time and season is very important to growth..
Speaking on the forthcoming general election, he urged Nigerian youths to get involved in politics. He said “It will appear that by accident the youths will get to that position and if we are not prepared for it, there will be problem. I see those who will turn the nation around but we must get involve. We want to ensure that through the real estate , we will make people have better life. I Want to encourage the youths to become a technocrats”.
Speaking on the event, General Manager GText Homes, Mr. Ademola Okunuga noted the idea behind the event is to appreciate God and our clients for heir solid support. “This is our 10th anniversary , although we did the thanksgiving early this year but this is just like a get-together in the mood celebration” he said.