Lagos insists on correct documentation for housing transactions



Engr. Toriola, Everlasting Secretary, Lagos Ministry of Housing

Printed By: Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Lagos State Authorities has suggested the general public that henceforth, all purposes regarding switch of house possession are to be accompanied with proof of house possession, Search Conduct End result and a legitimate technique of identification in circumstances of lack of house possession doc.

The federal government stated the transfer is in a bid to eradicate fraud in switch of house possession and shield the curiosity of allottees in case of lack of house possession paperwork.

Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Housing, Engr. Abdulhafiz Toriola, stated this on Monday throughout a strategic Administration assembly in Alausa, Ikeja.

In keeping with him, “an allottee who applies for switch of possession should accompany his/her utility with letter of allocation, cost receipts and a legitimate technique of identification to be submitted to the workplace of the Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Housing.”

Toriola stated the transfer was to establish the genuineness of claims of possession by candidates for correct switch which has grow to be vital in view of the elevated incidents of false claims uncovered by the Ministry.

Nonetheless, the Everlasting Secretary disclosed that henceforth house house owners making use of for alternative of lack of paperwork should connect house proprietor(s) Nationwide Identification Card (NIN card), police report and lack of doc in a nationwide newspaper to the applying for processing and affirmation of possession.

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He acknowledged additional that, all purposes regarding housing transactions within the State had been to be accompanied with proof of legitimate tax clearance certificates of the applicant, together with applicant serving in public or civil service for utility of house unit, change of possession or lack of house possession doc.

Toriola stated that every one housing building and provision of infrastructure services within the State had been funded by tax payer’s cash, including that beneficiaries of those initiatives should have proof of private revenue tax.

Toriola warned that the Ministry wouldn’t course of any utility that didn’t embody the aforementioned paperwork.

He then enjoined the residents to take full benefit of the alternatives provided by the state authorities in prioritizing the completion of all ongoing housing initiatives to be able to scale back the housing deficit within the state and the nation at giant.


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