Ogun State Ministry of Housing says it has renovated 94 public primary and secondary schools across the State, just as 20 primary healthcare centres in the 20 Local Government Areas were also rehabilitated within the last six months.
The State Commissioner for Housing, Jagunmolu Akande Omoniyi stated this while presenting the Ministry’s achievements before members of the House of Assembly Committee on Lands and Housing, led by Hon. Damilola Soneye, at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Mr. Omoniyi explained that the Ministry had prepared preliminary drawings, survey and cost for the proposed construction of 23 units of residential buildings, consisting of 11 three-bedroom units and 12 of two-bedrooms at the Workers Estate, Laderin, Abeokuta.
Represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Pastor Bolaji Orekoya, the Commissioner added that the Ministry had identified and carried out survey of eight sites, for the provision of affordable housing in the three Senatorial Districts, saying the construction of Covid-19 Isolation Centre at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, was during the period under review.
According to him, the renovation and conversion of the Intensive Care Unit Ward at the 250 capacity bedded hospital at Abeokuta Covid-19 Isolation Centre, was carried out by the Ministry, stating that the four Fire Stations in Abeokuta, Ijebu-Ode, Ota and Sagamu, were equally given facelift during the period.
He listed some of the other public facilities renovated to include, the Commissioners’ and Legislative quarters in Abeokuta, as well as Sagamu International Stadium, among others.