The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled the state’s land administration portal – the electronic Geographic Information System.
This comes as the state government begins electronic registration of lands in the state.
The Governor while unveiling this on Friday stated that the introduction of the portal was part of his administration’s strategies to make business in the state grow.
The portal, he said, will reduce all forms of manual registration, eliminate the physical presence of applicants at lands bureau offices, enable residents to register their lands from the comfort of their homes, pay all necessary fees online, obtain their title document, and apply for a Certificate of Occupancy among other registrations.
He added that this will also eliminate the unnecessary cost applicants waste on several layers of the process.
He said, “Therefore, it is critical to highlight that innovative automated process has transited land transactions in digital format, integrating them into our registry and as a result transactions significantly reduce and save costs, meaning that the era of hiding files, or missing files is gone.
“Everything will be digitally available.”
Sanwo-Olu noted that this would also help to foster collaboration among government agencies.
“So, we believe that we begin to see effective information in our various offices. Therefore, the launch of the portal grants our esteemed customers the privilege and right to access our services.
“It provides a secure shopping cart experience, self-serve options, easy online record and data search, and the ability to analyze sites, to analyze sites traffic and to know the trend through traffic, through the tracking of reports at the back end, can actually do an audit of them and know how well an additional customer can enjoy a unique, exceptional service and the opportunity to track application progress, provide comments and receive immediate feedback complaints.”