Housing

All Landowners to Get Digitised Title Documents by End of 2022 – Oyo Govt.

Oyo state government has expressed its readiness to ensure that all land owners in the state have digitised title documents by December 2022.

A statement by the Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mr Abiodun Abdu-Raheem says the step is part of its efforts aimed at shoring up the state’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP.

The statement notes that the processing and collection of Certificate of Occupancy, CofO, has now become faster, easier and affordable.

Mr Abdu-Raheem explained that government has commenced the accelerated provision of digitised title documents, urging all eligible property owners without title or approved documents to take advantage of the window of opportunity for the processing and collection of Certificate of Occupancy within sixty (60) days.

According to the statement, the initiative under the Oyo State Home Owners Charter (OYHOC) scheme will bear the cost of survey and planning permission for all applicants who do not have them.

Mr Abdu-Raheem added that application forms could be obtained at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development at the State secretariat, all Local Government Authority Offices as well as Local Council Development Authority offices (LGA &LCDA’s) for only N6,000.00 (Six thousand Naira) payable using customised OYHOC recharge cards.

Iyabo Adebisi

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