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Citadel Views Estate Unveils Nigeria's First Fully Solar Powered Residential Estate

On Thursday 7th of July, 2022 history was made as Nigeria witnessed the unveiling of the first fully solar powered residential estate in the land. It is called Citadel Views Estate 2.0. The beautiful luxury edifice and estate is built very close to the popular Abraham Adesanya, off the high brow Lekki-Epe Express Way, Lagos state.

Citadel Views Estate is one of the fast rising real estate companies in the contemporary real estate industry. The company is being run by visionary and highly creative mind, Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo. He is the Group Managing Director and brain behind Citadel Views Estate. The innovative company is located at plot 17/18 Providence Plaza along Olokonla, Lekki-Epe Express Way. Over 10 years, the company has been in the forefront in providing affordable modern house infrastructure in Nigeria. It operates on a clear vision which is to build better, more comfortable and sustainable energy efficient residential communities where its residents can enjoy an elevated living experience.

The company has indeed come to stay and make a huge difference in the industry with its state of the earth architectural designs. Its estates are always affordable and combined with luxury, technology and ecologically friendly nature.

The unveiling ceremony was grand. It pulled quite a huge number of top celebrities and big boys in town. They were all in attendance to witness the epoch making ceremony. In fact, the entire Lekki Axis felt the magnitude of the day as it all way led to the venue of the new estate.


Citadel Views 2.0 is a massive project of the company. It was launched in 2021. The masterpiece innovation is driven by top notched solar solution. It is no doubt, Nigeria’s first real estate project that would be fully powered by the solar system. It provides housing options which range from 1 bedroom studio apartments to 4 bedroom detached houses. All of these are made to make luxury living affordable.


The estate is well planned and strategically located in an environment that makes living a worthwhile experience to their clients. It is totally different from other residential estates as it boasts of top notched infrastructures such as Pre-installed Solar-Powered homes, good road network, well channeled drainage system, well designed water treatment system, 24hours unfailing Stealth security, BIOGAS renewal sewage systems, Fully equipped gym, Swimming pools, and Children’s play area as a result of the well space environment each of its building has.

In addition, the estate residents will have access to an efficiently installed Google Voice Assistant. This will enable them to get basic information about their environment in terms of knowing the traffic situation and best route to ply, and what the weather would be like. They can also make orders from stores and supermarkets around. The software is so effective that it turns their words to action without lifting their fingers to type their requests.

Citadel Views Estate is located very close to places of interest like Beaches, Resort centres, educational institutions, shopping malls and others. It has close proximity to the Omu Resorts, La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Lekki Conservation Centre, Lakowe Lakes and Golf resorts, Epe Resorts and Spa, Sky Mall, Novare Mall, Lufasi Nature park, Russell International School, Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University not leaving out hospitals, banks, restaurants among other basic amenities around. All these are available for residents and guests that are fun seekers to largely explore. With these one can say Citadel Views Estate 2.0 is designed to offer total comfort to its dwellers.


The party was done in grand style. It was held within the premises of the estate of the luxurious buildings. The unveiling of the estate captured lots of moments to relish. Right from 12 noon, the venue has been witnessing a series of arrivals and entry of guests. They stormed the venue looking lovely in their respective well styled outfits. By 2pm, the marquee talent mounted at the open space of the estate was almost filled to capacity. Shortly after the arrival of the GMD, Dr. Okonkwo and his loving wife, Mrs. Uchechi Okonkwo, the ceremony was set to start. They had a few photo sessions on the red carpet with some of his esteemed guests. The GMD later had a session with members of the press where he gave a detailed response to their question, most especially those related to the laudable Citadel Views 2.0 project. This was followed by an official signing on with major partners in the project. Notable among them are the likes of Twins Faja Nigeria, a top building materials dealer, and another top world beverages brand, Coca-cola.

The event proper started as the duo of MC Whalemouth and MC Funny Bone jointly anchored the event. They showed class and top notch professionalism. They held the hosts and the guests spellbound with their highly hilarious stand up comedic display. There was nothing like a dull moment at the event which lasted for over 5 hours. It was indeed filled with moments of glitz and glamour.

Giving the welcome address at the party was Mrs. Okonkwo, wife of the GMD of Citadel Views Estate. She is fondly called the CEO of Lagos. She welcomed the guests to the two in one event. She spoke on the goals and aspirations of the company as driven by her husband and mentor in the real estate business. She however expressed her optimism in achieving more in years to come.

Spicing up the day was the energetic display of young talented musical artist, Majeeed. He rolled out 3 tracks of his hits to entertain the audiences. He was highly celebrated as he left the stage for two other musicians that kept the high tempo of the occasion. Nigeria is truly blessed with lots of them and Citadel Views Estate has done well in projecting quite a number of them in its events.


The need to separate and re-use waste to enhance a better life no doubt has prompted Citadel Views Foundation to embark on a generational life saving campaign. It is painstakingly already building a sustainable green estate to reduce necessary emissions which could put the climate at jeopardy. The world is presently talking about climate actions and as a way of bequeathing a safer and better planet to the generation un-born, it is partnering with notable companies like Coca-cola to ensure that waste generated, especially the bottles known as the PET can be recycled into another purpose. The foundation is bent on bringing about a behavioral change of recycling of waste within its estates. It also wants to use the proceed from the bombing waste management and recycling sector which in today’s market brings in about N60 to N80 for 60 pieces of used plastic bottles, measuring 1KG. Dr. Okonkwo being a philanthropist is now taking up the project and has promised to match up exactly the amount raised to empower and reach out to the children of the indigents that are unable to get sound education in the remotest part of the country. This would be part of his own little ways of giving back to society.


The party was star studded as it was well attended by men of timbre and caliber as well as women of virtues on ground. They stormed the venue in their large numbers, fully relaxed to party and rejoice with their hosts. Prominent among them are the likes of Senator Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Mrs. Margaret Obi; Former Anambra state first lady, Igwe Gerarrd Ngbamalu; Igwe of Ojoto Kingdom,  Mrs. Chris Ubosi, Chief Obinna "Obi" Iyiegbu, fondly called Obi Cubana, Chief Dr. Emeka Okonkwo aka E-Money,  

Anyi Ego,

Vintage Luxury,

Edu Phantom, 

Chief Henry Iyke;

CEO of New Age,

Cubana Prime Minister, 

Pastor Godman of The Elevation church, Nollywood Veteran; 

Kanayo O Kanayo,  star actor;

Charlse Okocha, 

Chukky GSS, 

Mr. Emeka Okonkwo; immediate past CEO of Union Bank,

Mr and Mrs. Kennedy Nnadi; CEO Pennek Homes. 

-Jamiu Abubakar


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