Imo State Govt. To Automate Registration & Approvals Of Buildings

By Martin Okorowu, The Nigerian Voice, Owerri 

The Owerri Capital Development Authority, OCDA is set to kick off automation and digitalisation of Building approvals and registration in the state.

The General Manager OCDA, Engr Ikpamezie while inspecting activities on going at New ICT Centre of the agency today, June 8th, 2020 made this initiative of government known.

The Head of the OCDA ICT unit was excited to inform the General Manager Engr. Ikpamezie that the portal for the automation and digitization is up and running and they have recorded a laudable success in scanning a good number of approved building plans as well as those still undergoing approval process.

The ICT department also informed the OCDA BOSS, that once a developer has been registered, the information about the building plan can be accessed by him from any part of the world (including the stages of the approval as long as he has internet and an internet enabled device).

GM Ikpamezie who mandated them to integrate an automated SMS notification to all developers so as to get notified whenever their building plan moves to the next stage announced to the public in a statement made available to the press that the portal and an all encompassing OCDA website would be achieved in no distant time to digitalize operations of the agency.