Project: Land Related Information Systems Lagos State Government

Assignment Name
Land Related Information Systems Lagos State Government
Location within Country
Professional staff provided by your firm
Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria
Name of Client Number of Staff
Surveyor General's Department, Lagos State Government
No. of staff - 11
Address Number of staff months/Project Duration
  6 (Stage I only)
30 (Stage 2) / 11 months
Start Date Completion Date Approx. Value of services in Current US$
Jan., 1995
July, 1997
Stage 1 - $120,000
Stage 2 - $2,000,000
Name of Associated Consultants If anyNumber of months of professional staff provided by associated consultants
Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:
  • Project Director/Coordinator - K.G. Till, C.Eng., P,. Eng.,
  • Team Leader in Lagos -David Lui, C.Eng., P.Eng.
Narrative Description of Project
This project was intended as a demonstration for a computerized Land Related Information System which could potentially be implemented in the other 35 States in Nigeria. The project involved the taking of all land related information available within the States Government's records which is currently maintained in paper files and placing that information onto electronic media so that it could be accessed by a number of departments with involvement in land related matters. Information included Land Titles registration, Land Administration as well as Land Use planning.
Description of actual services provided by your staff
The first stage of the project involved procurement of all necessary supplies and upgrading of buildings to carry out the assignment and the items procured by Reid Crowther on behalf of the Lagos State Government were as follows:
  1. Hardware and Software
  2. Land Information Support Unit Building Renovation
  3. Existing Generator Set Refurbishment
  4. New Generator Set
  5. Generator Set Maintenance
  6. Office Equipment
  7. Field Equipment
  8. Vehicles
The second phase of the project involved the implementation of the detailed work involved in the Land Related Information System. This project involved the gathering of all data from the available legal plans and inputting it onto a data base tied in with a Geographic Information System (GIS). Project completion was in 1997