Ogun gives Lagos 500 Hectares of Land

Posted: October 27, 2012 in Metro, Press Release

The Ogun State Government under Senator Ibikunle Amosun on Wednesday allocated 500 hectares of land to the Lagos State Government for agricultural purposes.

This is contained in a statement jointly signed by the governors of Ogun and Lagos states, Ibikunle Amosun and Babatunde Fashola, at the end of a meeting between the two states.

The meeting which lasted about one hour was held at the Government House, Oke-Igbein, Abeokuta.

The statement added that the land in Eggua, Yewa North Local Government Area would be used for agricultural development.

It also said the letter of allocation for the land was presented to Fashola during the meeting.

Amosun also handed over Certificate of Occupancy of Iju Water Works to Fashola during the meeting.

The statement reads in part, “The request for agricultural land by Lagos State Government has been granted and a letter of allocation in respect of 500 hectares in Eggua (Yewa North) was presented by Amosun to Fashola.

“The Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) in respect of Iju Water Works was also handed over to the Lagos State Governor, while re-connaissance of Adiyan Water Works land area is ongoing.”

The two governors re-affirmed their commitment towards regional integration of the South-West.

Also during the meeting, issues relating to 15 border communities were resolved.

According to the statement, such areas are Iragbo, Agbara, River Ilo, Iroko Village, Isheri, Emuren, Ojodu, Akute, Ajuwon, Mojoda, Ogijo, Agbado, Alagbole, Iju and Ilogbo Eremi.

It however said outstanding issues in respect of Ode-Omi in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area would be addressed at a later date. – from Ogun Loud mouth.


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