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The Ogun State government on Tuesday commended a foremost real estate developer in the State, Pelican-Brief following the commissioning of the first of its kind electrification project at Masa Town in Kobape, Obafemi Owode Local government area of the state.
The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl Kayode Odunlami at the commissioning noted that Pelican Brief remains the first and the only one to get full government approval.
Odunlami said Pelican Brief remains the only Estate that has gotten all approval and necessary documents as an estate.
He explained that, among the real estates in the State, Pelican-Brief Estate is the first developer to get total approval for an electrification project from the state government.
Odunlami called on anyone who is interested in buying a plot of land to patronise them without any doubt of been scammed.
He added that 98% of developers in the state do not go through the right process, lamenting that it is causing a lot of problems in the state.
The Commissioner further explained that the government is putting all machineries in motion to create an enabling environment for private companies so as to achieve the Private-Public partnership initiative of the government.
Stating that Pelican-Brief has supported the government to further realise such agenda.
He called on other real estate developers to ensure they get government approval, thereby encouraging Mr. Tunde to do more.
Odunlami, therefore, assured that the state government’s support and recognition of the project, saying that Tunde Adeyemo met all the requirements needed to develop the estate which makes him a diligent and persistent personality.
He also used the opportunity to reinstate Dapo Abiodun’s commitment to affordable housing in the state saying the development has begun.
Earlier, the Chief Executive Officer, Pelican Brief, Tunde Adeyemo, thanked the State government for allowing real estate developers to thrive in the State.
He revealed that as an Estate Developer, Pelican Brief is set to ignite the smart city at the location.
“It took us nearly two years to realize our dream with the discovery of this site, we are not going to relent in the effort to ensure that both our clients and the generality of would-be customers remain our brand ambassadors based on the amenities that we are putting in place.
“My adventure towards igniting this proposed smart City started about two years ago when I started looking for lands that is free from government acquisition.
“Discovering this particular location took me almost one and half years, my due diligence and search ranges from crosscheck at the Bureau of Land and also, checking for a land not only free from Government acquisitions but also has the closeness and proximity advantage to the Ogun State seat of power.
“At Pelicanvalley, We don’t see investors funds like ours, hence we never hesitate to invest heavily, towards adding value to our property, this is why our average investor at Pelican-Brief, can boast of over 100% return on investment within seven months.
‘All we do to hit our targets is to add value to our lands and convert our customers to be our ambassadors”.