- Background of the study
Urban area are agricultural on remaining undeveloped land and is likely to expand to new area, putting pressure on land resources (Jiang et al, 2013). Furthermore, urban areas change precipitation patterns at scale of hundred of square kilometers. (Kaufman et al. 2007)
However, distinction must be made between factors bringing about a general growth in urban population and urban are throughout a nation and their which affect the growth of a particular urban area. Thus, these are those residential and social factors going by the nature existing resident activities in upper part of Gaa-Akanbi i.e bungalow, duplex and tenement.
Which about a drastic change in the area, because the seeds of urban growth are very much contained in the urbanization itself and also with increase in society of well being and urbanization in Gaa-Akanbi in relation to its residential activities, especially as additional people from different place immigrate to settle down there. With this increase in population, it was brought there is need to bring additional techniques, skills, ideas for creating a better environment for settlement in particular area.
1.1 Statement of the problem
According to Merriam- Idebster (2017), urbanization refers to the population shift from rural to urban area and the ways in which society adapt to the change.
According to the National Urbanization Policy. Jawahaval. (2005) and the national mission on sustainable habitual stated that urban policy seeks to create fully sanitize cities through awareness generation, integrated city sanitation plans etc.
However, this is not so in Gaa- Akanbi because of the alarming increase in the population and poor sanitation standard of the people living there.
- Aim and Objectives of the study
The topic aims to investigate the causes of urban growth on residential property and also suggest the solution to the problem in the study area. The following objective are to be considered:
- To examine the various types of residential properties in the study area.
- To examine the rate of urban growth in upper part of Gaa- Akanbi in Ilorin South L.G.A of Kwara State.
- To investigate the impact of urban growth of residential property development.
- To suggest possible solutions to the problems identified.
- Significance of the study
- To create more reliable and easy way of solving the problem of urban growth in Gaa- Akanbi.
- To create a better way of improving urban
development in the study area..
- Scope of the study
The scope of the study is to investigate the impact of the urban growth on residential property development in upper part of Gaa- Akanbi.
- Limitation of study
The difficulties encountered during this research were basically on data collection. Thus, this have been described as the most frustration period. Also, inability to obtain data at the actual time contributed to the research problem. In addition, there are difficulties in tracking down the corners in upper part of Gaa- Akanbi in Ilorin Kwara State.
By tracking down all the necessary place in Gaa- Akanbi in Ilorin kwara state.