Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has taken a new step towards improving on land administration in the state of harmony. Global Excellence learned that the governor has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on land administration with EcoBank and Southgate Technologies Consortium.
Governor Ahmed who said the digitisation of land administration is an e-governance initiative meant to introduce efficiency into land administration, create optimal utilisation of wealth and effective deployment of goods and services in the state assured the people that the reform is a giant step towards efficiency in deployment of goods and services to create maximum impact on majority of people through the deployment of technology.
The MOU will according to Ahmed lead to an improvement in the quality of service delivery, shorten turnaround time and maintain consistency in services, the digitisation of land administration in the state will also bring about an increase in the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) with an estimated annual revenue on lands administration above N5billion, reduce fraud and improve ease of doing business. The PPP has a model of Design-Build-Finance-Maintain & Transfer (DBF-MT) with a tenure of five years.