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INFORMAL LAND DELIVERY SYSTEM IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

Oloyede, S. A. and Ajibola, M. O. and Oni, A. O. (2007) INFORMAL LAND DELIVERY SYSTEM IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA. Journal of Land use and Development Studies, 3 (1). pp. 139-145. ISSN 0794-5744

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Abstract

There is a growing body of research concerned with the relationship between informal land delivery system and housing development in Lagos State. Studies originate from a diversity of sources, and encompass a variety of geographic scales and locations. To add to this diversity, many different characteristics of urban form as well as land acquisition patterns have been examined. This paper brings together informal land delivery system and housing development systematic patterns over the last 20 years. This paper is divided i~to three sections in the area of the existing modes of land accessibility; variations in land market transactions under different cultural and social influences and practical attributes that make land transaction arrangements better suited to society's needs. The study found that informal land delivery system is more effective in delivering land for housing, because of its user-friendly characteristics and social legitimacy. The study recommended that the informal processes of subdivision of family land for sale should be based on appt;oved layouts to ensure the reservation of access ways and sites for social facilities. Finally, the issue of security of tenure and the harassment encountered by developers from the "Omo-onile" should be addressed by both the local and state governments.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 10:05
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2018 10:05
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10545

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