The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has said that Homeowners’ Charter Programme had improved the physical and social infrastructure, as well as increase the value of property in the State.
Governor Amosun stated this during the 31st edition of the presentation of Certificates of Occupancy and Building Plan Approval to another batch of beneficiaries, at the Arcade Ground, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Represented by Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, the Governor said, findings shows that landed property had increased, just as land owners now build with confidence, as a result of availability of land title documents.
‘’With the C of O, there is a significant improvement on our physical infrastructure and the value of houses skyrocket from the day you have the document. Also, when you know that you are the true owner of your house, it makes you have significant confidence called ‘’Ifokanbale’’, meaning, peace of mind from unnecessary squabble with omo onile’’, Amosun said.
He observed that those who did not believe in the programme are beginning to see that the administration meant business, calling for continued support of government policies and programmes to fulfil promises made to the people.
In his welcome address, the Homeowners’ Charter Programme Analyst, Mr. Adetayo Oni, said the State government was determined to offer continuous and efficient services to all qualified applicants, urging beneficiaries to spread the good news about the programme.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr. Sola Adegbenro from Ifo Local Government Area, thanked the State government for keeping to its words, saying the documents had made them confident owners of their property.