Anambra State through the Ministry of Lands and the Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA) has signed a Public-Private Partnership agreement with seven (7) real estate development firms, and officially handed over to them their assigned lots for development.
This landmark event marks the beginning of a new era of real estate development in the state, as these firms embark on the creation of new residential and commercial properties within the Awka Capital Territory.
Representing the Governor, the Secretary of the State Government, welcomed the investors into the State, assuring them of the Soludo’s administration commitment to transforming Anambra.
“Anambra state is privileged to embark on this transformational journey with you. It is more encouraging that most of the selected investors are Ndi Anambra. You have shown your trust in our Government by bringing your businesses back home and we will make sure you have all the support you need to make this a mutually beneficial relationship”—SSG Anambra
The Managing Director, ANSIPPA, Mr. Mark Okoye appreciated the Investors for identifying with the Soludo administration’s agenda of creating a livable, prosperous and smart megacity for the future of Ndi Anambra.
“We have been on this journey for a few months and I am glad we can officially sign the PPP agreement and hand over the sites today. Today’s event marks a major step forward in our efforts to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life for our citizens.
“Mr. Governor has given us a deadline. We have a promise to our people and we are optimistic to see competent development firms take on this journey with us.”—MD ANSIPPA
He further invited the selected firms to attend the maiden edition of the Anambra Investment Summit coming up in April.
Also speaking at the event, the Anambra State Commissioner for Lands, Prof Offornze Amucheazi, assured the developers of the State’s commitment to providing all necessary support to fast-track the completion of the projects.
“We initially received 72 proposals from interested developers, but because Mr. Governor promised Ndi Anambra a transformation. Our team worked tirelessly to scrutinize and review every proposal to select the best. From the 72, we identified 7 firms with the capacity, initiative, integrity and pedigree to partner with the State in fulfilling our agenda.
“We understand how bureaucracy may delay the execution of projects and we want to prove that Anambra is a State with a difference. Although we are handing the sites over today, we will continue working closely with your team to meet up with the set expectations of Mr. Governor.” —Commissioner for Lands
The development of these properties is expected to provide much-needed quality and affordable housing, and job opportunities to boost economic growth in the region.
The seven firms were selected through a rigorous and transparent procurement process, and have demonstrated a commitment to delivering high-quality and sustainable real estate projects.
The selected real estate firms are:
CNN Urban Developers Limited, Rainbow Heritage Projects Service Limited, MIO Construction Company Nigeria Limited, Southern Matrix Project Limited, Treasure Garden Investment Limited, Periwinkle Residences Limited and Romax Properties Limited.
The event also had the Commissioner, Budget and Economic Planning, Mrs. Chiamaka Nnake, Perm Sec. Ministry of Lands, Ejike Edwin, MD ACTDA, Osita Onuko and the Executive Director ANSIPPA, Ejike Osisioma in attendance.