ABEOKUTA – Former governor of Ogun state, Chief Olusegun Osoba has described the Ecostay apartments and Greenish Acres Farm Estate of Pelican Valley Limited as project that will further enhance the socio-economic status of Kobape community, create income and employment for many as well as complement government’s efforts at addressing food security and housing needs of Nigerians.
Osoba spoke at the Pelican Brief Estate, Massa village, Kobape during the formal launch of Ecostay apartments and Pelican Greenish Acres Farm Estate on Sunday.
The ex – governor was represented by a former federal lawmaker and past Secretary of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Abeokuta branch, Hon. Adekunle Adeyemi.
Recall that Osoba administration was pivotal to connecting the community to national grid with 33KV electricity line over two decades ago.
Aremo Osoba who could not hide his satisfaction and joy at the impressive features of the launched Pelican’s Ecostay Smart Apartments and how it is going to transform the area positively in many ways, described Pelican Valley, the driver of the project, as his son in whom he is well pleased.
He urged the firm and CEO to sustain the tempo of the good work, expressing the confidence that Pelican Valley would continue to excel.
“Pelican is my son in whom I’m well pleased. So Pelican please continue the good work Baba is with you not only Baba God is with you and I have no doubt that you would continue to excel in whatever you do.
“Once again on behalf of chief segun Osoba, the former Governor of Ogun State, we have meet with your activities here. May God continue to bless Pelican and also bless Ogun State and Nigeria,” Osoba said.
However, traditional rulers, including Alayeluwa, Oba Rotimi Oluseye Mulero of Ibese, have hailed formost real estate firm in the State, Pelican Valley Nigeria Ltd, for the initiative to transform an agrarian Massa community in Kobape axis of the state to Dubai with its two – pronged projects – which are Pelican’s Ecostay Smart Apartments and Pelican’s Greenish Acres Farm Estate.
Oba Mulero who was represented by an Illustrious indigene, Chief Leke Ibikunle, urged him to replicate in Ibese, his domain, the good things he is doing in Massa -Kobape axis of Ogun Central.
The monarch assured him that Ibese and Yewaland have both vast land for establishing any of the Pelican Valley projects as well as huge market for its products by leveraging on the presence of Dangote Cement in the area to provide the housing needs of the state and management.
“May God continue to empower you to do more humanity. We pray that the Lord will empower you to do more for humanity. We also want to invite you to Ibese land and Yewa as a whole where we have vast acres of lands undeveloped and where we also have a ready made market for your products.
“Yewa is blessed with a lot of industries among which is Dangote cement plc at Igbese. The staffers will like your product and now we have started to invite new investors to igbese land. We have a lot of mineral resources there apart from limestone. So the sky is just the beginning of the development of Igbese land Yewa land and Pelican Valley Estate in partnership.
“We pray that God would sustain your drive your and vision. You will move higher in the mighty name of Jesus name and God bless you,” he said.
The monarch encouraged the youth to emulate good people’s work while noting Adeyomo is a man who works hard until his hands becomes gold.
Also, the Agburo of industrial Ibese land in Yewa South Local Government Area of the state, the Olokojobi III, lauded the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the estate firm, Dr. Babatunde Adeyemo, for his vision and the zeal with which he pursued, praying that God would grant him more power to succeed and do more for humanity.
In his goodwill message, a public relations specialist and public affairs analyst, Mr. Tope Adaramola, hailed the foremost estate firm in the state and the CEO, Dr. Adeyemo, describing him as the “Czar of real estate and business,” declaring that whatever the man touches, “becomes gold.”
Daramola who grace the launch in company of his wife, said Babatunde Adeyemo had proven that not every young ‘Nigerian is crooked,’ adding that the realtor is a “specimen of Nigeria that is dependable, reliable and commendable.”
The PR guru therefore spared no time in recommending him to anybody who aspires to be successful in life.
Also, Mr Kehinde Onasanya, a senior civil servant in the state’s civil service, commended the ingenuity of Adeyemo in turning a very difficult terrain into beautiful landscape where beautiful houses sprout like flowers.
Onasanya equally commended the real estate firm for its integrity, honesty and high standards with with it operates real estate business in the Gateway State without hidden motives.
He noted that the good things about Pelican Valley products are handled with power of vision, identifying some of its features as being government approved estate with duly approved government layout, security guards, smart apartment
generator and water facility.
Onasanya said, “I have it in my mind that this land anything that has to do with pelican is not something that has to do with buy one get one cow. No.
“This is a solid investment it’s not taking your money away. It’s to invest those money and you all agree with me that government alone cannot do everything for the people. This is like complementing the efforts of government because we have in Ogun State a Government that belief so much in private sector development initiative, that is why infrastructure is very key in the cardinal programmes of the present administration.”
Speaking earlier in his address, the CEO of Pelican Valley Nigeria Ltd, Dr. Babatunde Adeyemo, went down the memory lane to remind dignitaries that his foray into real estate business began in Laderin area of Abeokuta where, he said, God used him to turn what seemed like a rejected stone into a corner stone with Pelican Valley Estate.
He noted that Pelican Brief Estate, Kobape which is extension of Pelican Valley Estate, is barely two years old with about 1,000 investors keyed into the project.
He added that it gladdens the heart to commemorate Pelican Brief Estate with the launching of two more estates in one day.
He said, “The Second Estate – the Pelican’s Greenish Acres Farm Estate, is a by-product of the Pelican Brief Estate. After we sold to almost 1,000 investors here, we later discovered that 90 percent of our clients are interested in agriculture, hence, we searched for a land that will not be faraway from the residence of our landlords and here we are today.
“The Pelicans Greenish acres farm Estate will be the first farm estate in Ogun state with a full government approved layout. It is domiciled on the agricultural zone of the Ogun state master plan.
“Our residents here can jug to their farms to get fresh farm produce on a daily basis. However, we also want to make provision for a farm market where farm produce can be sold.
“Let me also use this avenue to say a big thank you to our existing customers for their support – we will not take it for granted. I will also want to use the medium to urge our landlords to strictly comply with the terms and conditions as regards building constructions on this site, by getting their necessary approval and ensure that they avoid the use of quacks for building constructions. Our standard and quality are our unique selling point. This is why we are leading by examples.”
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