The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has said that the Homeowners’ Charter Programme conceived by his administration would come to a successful end, as extra resources would be made available to ensure that every qualified applicants obtain their land title documents.
The governor stated this during the 37th edition of the presentation of Certificate of Occupancy and Building Plan Approval to another batch of beneficiaries at the Arcade Ground, Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Amosun, represented by the special adviser and director-general, Bureau of Lands and Survey, Jumoke Akinwunmi, said he was happy with the success recorded so far, assuring that the distribution of C of Os would cut across, as government already knew how many land title documents left to be distributed to successful applicants.
“The success of this programme is when you see beneficiaries come out in large numbers to receive their documents. So, we are determined that the programme will come to a successful end and finish very strong. If we need to put extra resources to make things happen, as far as HOC programme is concerned, we will,” he said.
In his welcome address, the senior statistician, Ogun State Property and Investment Company (OPIC), Mr. Kayode Oke, said the programme has made it possible for people to secure C of O, building plan approval, stamp duty on land agreements/receipts in a seamless manner and at a cheaper rate. Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr. Marcus Ransanwo, from Ijebu-Ode, thanked the state government for the good gesture, saying the programme was a good initiative.