…As it shines alongside Agwu Ndukwe, Others At Origo International Excellence Award
Pelican Valley Nigeria Limited on Sunday shined at the Origo International Excellence Award, winning the Canada – based organization’s real estate champion category award.
Christened the 2023 Origo International Real Estate Champion Award., it was presented to the CEO of Pelican Valley, Dr. Babatunde Adeyemo in Lagos by Chief Adetola Adeniyi at a ceremony that had in attendance notable personalities who were also garlanded with awards for their achievements?
Chief Tola Adeniyi, a renowned veteran international journalist, publisher, and columnist, in his keynote speech at the ceremony, dwelled on “The Media: The Last Estate Standing for Democracy in Nigeria.”
The Pelican Valley beats many other real estate firms in the country to emerge the Champion and this brings to 40 the number of similar awards the foremost estate firm had garnered since the beginning of the year.
In conferring the award to Pelican Valley, the organiser, Adeniyi Temowo, one of Canada’s leading Immigration experts, said “We are pleased to bestow on you the Origo International Real Estate Champion Award. You are an outstanding individual who has demonstrated that the power in your hands can enact transformative change.
“As a pioneer, groundbreaker, and trendsetter of the real estate industry, you have taken the entire country by storm with your dynamic and innovative skills.
“As an entrepreneur and risk taker, you are one of the most highly influential businessman with outstanding achievements, dedication to the community, and service to the nation. You have used your skills and talents to enhance real estate development in Nigeria and beyond with the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity, and social responsibility.
“We celebrate you as a success story. We believe your knowledge and experience can add value to what we have been doing over the years while this can contribute to making your professional knowledge more available to society through this platform.”
Responding to the honour bestowed and his real estate firm, Dr. Adeyemo commended Origo International for singling Pelican Valley for recognition and award out of the many estate firms operating in the country.
Explaining how Pelican Valley has continued to win more awards and recognitions, the Realtor said the culture of sticking to due diligence, honesty, integrity, perseverance, honesty, high ethical principles, and client satisfaction remains the firm’s selling point and what gives it an edge over others.
“I started as a journalist and was posted to Ogun State as the correspondent of my organisation. Real estate is my second address. As a journalist, you have to be creative and innovative. I started a real estate business with less than N2. 5 million and today Pelican Valley has a Real Estate investment portfolio of over one billion naira.
“We have been operating a real estate business for the past 12 years without a single court case. We have never visited any police station or know any DPO in respect of our land. And as fast accelerating estate and to the Glory of God, Pelican Brief is the only estate in Ogun State that has full government-approved layout in the first three and half years of the present administration in Ogun state.
“At the moment we have over 800 diasporans that have keyed into our real estate project. The Pelican Valley estate that we started with less than N1.2 million about 12 years ago, a plot of land is today selling for N20 million. We started Kobape Pelican Brief Estate with less than N780,000 about two and half years ago, but today a plot of land there is selling for N5 million. and still counting. We are the fastest-growing estate in Ogun State as of today. We have a 500kva transformer fully energised in our estates, and we have four -armed security guards and two gardeners on each of our Estates, yet we are yet to collect a dime as service charges from our subscribers as of today. You can check us on Google. We have 100 percent positive ratings and reviews on Google, You can check Pelican Valley estate on Google .” To God be the Glory, we have dominated the International real estate market without stepping out of Nigeria, except for the period of my holly pilgrimage to Mecca.