The housing deficit is a major national challenge that government must demonstrate the political will to proffer solution to, Therefore the Ogun State property and investment corporation (OPIC) has been told to provide the needed template to assist the new administration achieve its set goals in the housing sector.
The Deputy Governor, Engr. Nomiot Salako-Oyedele came up with this while playing host to the management team of OPIC at her Oke Mosan office.
Pointing out the affordable housing is one of the mission statements of the Governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration, She said that the government would be evolving public\private partnerships to develop the sector.
The acting managing director of OPIC, Mrs Ibiyemi Adesoye intimated Engr. Salako-Oyedele with the activities of the corporation saying that it has a core mandate to establish residential and industrial estates as well as provide infrastructure in all the facilities among others.
According to the OPIC boss, The corporation owns and manages estates and new towns such as: OPIC Estate, Agbara\Igbesa, Isheri, New Makun City, Orange Valley And Commercial Buildings including OPIC Plaza, Ikeja Lagos And OPIC Towers, Oke-Ilewo Abeokuta.