OGUN TARGETS FULL AUTOMATION OF LAND SERVICES IN 2020 BUDGET

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Ogun State Government is reviewing its procedures on land acquisition to facilitate full
automated land process for individuals and corporate bodies in 2020 and beyond.
The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun made this known at the presentation of 2020
Appropriation Bill tagged, Budget to Build Our Future Together”,to the State House of Assembly
in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, describing the Bureau of Lands and Survey as a critical component in
his administration’s quest for improved service delivery.
According to Governor Abiodun, the Geographical Information System {GIS] and other
operational areas are being reviewed towards realization of the budget, saying this would
accelerate the plan for construction of affordable housing units across the State.
“The automated processes formed part of the #449.972 proposed expenditure for 2020,reflect
the current government have determination to deliver on its electoral promises.
“we are currently reviewing our programmes on land acquisition for individuals and corporate
bodies, particularly GIS and other areas, to facilitate the automation of our land administration processes”, Abiodun said.
He added that government would continue to ensure secured and enabling environment for
both investors and citizenry, adding that his administration would complement Federal
Government’s efforts by supporting all security agencies in the state.
In a related development, Consultant to the Governor on budget and planning, Mr Olaolu
Olabimtan , charged the Bureau to acquire skills in modern techniques for digitization of land
management and be more aggressive in its operational strategies.
Olabimtan said land services was gainful venture, if efficiently managed, noting that, it is more
cost efficient for industries and other beneficiaries to pay the cost of running land processes”.

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