The Lagos state government in Nigeria has concluded plans to commission Affordable Public Housing Scheme dubbed the Peridot Parkland Estate in Idale, Badagry. This is according to Mr. Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, the Lagos State Commissioner for Housing who made the revelation while addressing the media in Alawusa, commonly known as Alausa and which is a principal district in Ikeja, the state capital of Lagos State.
The Peridot Parkland Estate is constructed by the State Government in collaboration with Echostone Development Nigeria Limited, an international company with the mission of rapidly constructing high-quality housing for low and middle-income communities at scale, based on an innovative building technology that supports housing production within optimal time and reduced cost.
It features 252 units of two-bedroom bungalows on an area of 12.5 hectares and it is considered the first green estate to be owned by the State Government.
An overview of the Peridot Parkland Estate
The Lagos State Affordable Public Housing Scheme Idale, or other the Peridot Parkland Estate is an eco-friendly housing scheme. Designed to be affordable, high-quality, and accessible to the growing population of Lagos, each of the featured houses/units comes with land in the front & back side that has two trees and a garden, two car parks, integrated water & electric, security, monthly payment options, and much more.
The units are easy to maintain because the design supports energy efficiency in terms of power and water usage.
Furthermore, the Estate also comes along with state-of-the-art infrastructure such as a water treatment plant, a central sewage treatment plant, streetlights, and spaces for community activities, a road network, and drainage system, as well as a perimeter fence.
The commissioning of the Idale Housing Project will be performed by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.