- The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced the recovery of its landed property across the country
- This was made known by the real estate arm of the corporation, NNPC Properties Ltd (NPL)
- The properties are said to be worth N100 billion naira
The NNPC Properties Ltd (NPL), the real estate management company of the NNPC, has commenced the recovery of the corporation’s landed property worth N100 billion across the nation.
This was disclosed by the NNPC chief operating officer Ventures, Dr. Babatunde Victor Adeniran, at the maiden edition of NPL Property Festival which held on Tuesday, February 13, at the NNPC Towers, Abuja.
Dr. Adeniran stressed that the focus of the NPL had shifted from the initial lease administration of collecting rents from tenants of the NNPC properties to “exploring all commercial opportunities available in the real estate market to efficiently position itself as one of the key players of repute that fits the NNPC brand.”
According to him, the current aggressive commercial drive by the NPL was yielding results as the company had recovered a number of the corporation’s landed property which had been lying idle across the country.
He listed some of the recovered property to include: a 92-hectre parcel of land on Chevron Drive, Lekki, Lagos; Royal Grove Estate, Port-Harcourt, and others in Abuja and Kaduna.
He said all the recovered property would be developed for the benefit of NNPC staff.
Dr. Adeniran commended the management of the NPL for developing the Third Party Home Ownership Scheme for staff with competitive interest rates from reliable banks and affordable deals from credible developers.
In his keynote address, the managing director of the NPL, O. D. Sokari-George maintained that the company under his watch was determined to deliver quality and affordable houses with the best funding options for staff, but cautioned staff member against frivolous spending to be able to acquire house with ease.
The managing director said he was committed to turning the NPL into a revenue generating Strategic Business Unit (SBU) of the NNPC.
Meanwhile, the NNPC has programmed to bring in two cargoes of petrol per day for the rest of February 2018 to boost supply.
The move is in a bid to keep the country wet with petrol and eradicate the fuel queues that have resurfaced in some cities.
NAIJ.com gathered that each of the two cargoes is 50 million litres making a total of 100 million litres that will be brought in per day for the rest of February to increase supply and replenish strategic reserves.
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