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Best Areas To Live In Enugu State

Best Areas To Live In Enugu State

When it comes to places to live in and also, considering the cost of living, environment, security and other factors, there is no doubt that Enugu, the capital of Enugu state is the place to look at. In South Eastern Nigeria, the city of Enugu is the best place to be.

It is a city known for its tranquil and organized orderliness, good transportation systems, good night-life, including quality real estate prospects and segments. As rural to urban migration continues to grow, people continue to make their ways into megacities in search of employment opportunities, better living and good social amenities.

In Nigeria, there are a very few cities that can match the description of mega. They call it “The city that never sleeps” due to the lifestyle and highbrow nature. Some of these cities are Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja, and also Enugu.

Enugu state was formerly under the old Anambra state and was carved out in the year 1991. Right from its days of old Anambra state, the Enugu city has presented its inhabitants with qualitative and serene environment.

There are some neighborhoods in Enugu that has the best social life, basic amenities, residential homes etc. These are the most beautiful places to live in Enugu city.

Independence Layout

The dream of most Enugu residents and even non-residents is to reside at Independent Layout. This area boasts of some of the most serene neighborhoods in not just Enugu but the entire country, Independent Layout has good road network and is just downright gorgeous. The neighborhood houses popular nightclubs like Orange Room and Villa Toscana. They are quite famous.

Independence Layout is also the seat of Enugu state government, hosting both the state governor’s office otherwise known as the Lion Building and the state House of Assembly complex. Accommodation and residential houses at Independence Layout is however costly compared to other places in Enugu.

There is no open market in the area as it is purely residential and office areas. Most residents of Independent Layout depend on Ogbete main market to make most of their purchases especially foodstuff. Independence Layout also has some top schools and colleges in its neighborhood.

Government Reserved Area (GRA)

This is one area that is very cool, calm, and good to live in – The Government Reserved Area (GRA) in Enugu city. Some of the best outdoor recreational facilities like golf course and the Polo Park Shopping Mall can be found at Enugu GRA.

Some top offices and popular areas in the area include ESUT Teaching Hospital, Enugu state government secretariat complex as well as The Central Bank of Nigeria regional headquarters. Some top luxurious estates and residential county in eastern Nigeria can be found in Enugu GRA like Zoo Estate and the New Golf Estate.

New Haven

Located within the heart of the city, New Haven is a “small city” on its own. New Haven is a great place to reside in Enugu, especially if you want some privacy. New haven is popular for housing some commercial startups, joints, and inns in coal city.

It is also part of Enugu bubbling with night-life. Its streets are filled with the liveliest of bars with human movements and activities all round the clock. Accommodation at new haven doesn’t come cheap too.

Achara Layout

Achara Layout is a choice area for low-income earners. It is peaceful, orderly and relatively has good road network. It is mostly filled with blocks of flats. The prices of these flats vary depending on their location within Achara Layout. The area also has some of the best roads linking the neighborhood with other parts of city and markets.

Ogui Road

The famous Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, home of Rangers International Football Club of Enugu also known as the cathedral is in Ogui road.

The neighborhood has a significant number of fast food restaurants scattered over the area with high patronage and movements at evening and nighttime.

More still, Ogui Road being one of the most important roads in the city has a good road transport system connecting it to other parts of the city. Ogui road is very close to popular Ogbete market in Enugu and has multiple chain and departmental stores.

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