I want to live in a Cosgrove home, says Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa


Nigerian football-midfielder for Turkish Bursaspor, Abdullahi Shehu (4th from right, 3rd row) and Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa (5th right), pose with members of Cosgrove Marketing Team when the footballers paid an investment visit to Cosgrove’s Maitama/Katampe Smart Estate, Abuja, at the weekend.


Billionnaire footballer and Captain of the Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa has declared his preference for Cosgrove homes, adding that it is obvious that the brand is the best in the country.

Speaking on Saturday during a visit to the Katampe site of Cogrove, Musa who is the first Nigerian to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup match said Cosgrove is the destination for diligent investors, stating that he has made up his mind for a Cosgrove home.

The Super Eagles captain who led his convoy as he drove himself in his mat-black coloured latest edition of the C63 AMG Mercedes Benz arrived Maitama-Katampe Cosgrove Site at exactly 1.51pm on Saturday in the company of his bosom friend since Kano Pillars, Abdullahi Shehu.

Emphasising the need for investors to take advantage of the investment opportunties offered by Cosgrove, Musa whose net worth is put at over $18 million Dollars said: ‘Apart from the fact that I want to live here in this estate, I want to own a Cosgrove home, I think Nigerians should take a bold step by investing in Cosgrove,’ stating that from the enquiries he has made, ‘you don’t need to be a billionnaire to invest in Cosgrove.’

While saying that investment can be on increamental basis, the Plateau State born striker said he is obliged to give the advice because he has confidence in the security of any investment in Cosgrove as well as the lucrativeness of the trade.

‘So we should all take advantage of this golden opportunity offered by an outstanding indigenous real estate development organisation,’ he said, adding that investments may not start big, but they grow into large fortunes over time.

‘Get started, tell them the bits you can pay over time and you will grow.’

‘Its obvious that the Cosgrove brand is different in all respects: beginning from the foundation to the finishing,’ he said adding that ‘everything about Cosgrove homes are 100% distinguished from what you see elsewhere in this country.’

‘When you talk of innovation and quality assurance in real estate development, Cosgrove is on top of it and they have sustained the lead,’ he said.

According to Ahmed Musa, ‘I am very attracted to Cosgrove because they have brought great innnovation to the sector,’ he added.

‘I am an investor, I do a lot of investments and I know reasonable places to put funds.’

‘Investments in Cosgrove are safe, the organisation has won the confidence of the people and it has already taken the lead,’ he added.

The Principal Marketing Executive, Cosgrove, Ochua Umoru, who welcomed the august team explained that the Maitama/Katampe Cosgrove Smart estate is being developed on a twelve hectare land directly opposite Maitama Ministers Hill, Abuja.

‘This is the fourth smart estate being developed by Cosgrove in the FCT, it is inspired by the pressure we received from the public after our previous estates,’ she said.

Discussing the progress made by the company in its less than two years in operations, she said: ‘Cosgrove began operations less than two years ago with the Wuye Smart Estate which consists of over one-hundred-and-sixty smart homes, but which was sold out in three months because they are signature homes that showcased the latest designs and advancements in housing technology.

‘After selling the Wuye project, Cosgrove received increasing demands for more more smart homes. In response to the demands, we embarked on a second project in Mabushi, near Blue Cabana which was even sold out before we cleared the land,’ she added, stating that the quest for more homes inspired the organisation to embark on the third project in Guzape, which she said has also been sold out.

‘Addressing the Super Eagles Captain and his team, she said: ‘Now, you can see that we have commenced the fourth Smart Estate, which is the Katampe/Maitama Cosgrove Smart Estate, and we are delighted that we will be providing more villas to those who want to live in homes of a great kind.

Discussing the features that will typify the Cosgrove Estate at Maitama/Katampe, Umoru said: ‘The estate would be super-smart, and would consist of about three hundred housing units of various types, to include seven-bedroom luxury villas, five bedroom fully detached, five bedroom semi-detached, four bedroom terraces and two bedroom luxury apartments with maids room and elevators,’ stating that every home will be fully automated and will feature the latest innovations in housing technology, meaning various state-of-the-art facilities.

‘The location of the fourth project is most strategic; directly opposite the prestigious Ministers Hill which is probably the highest highbrow area in Abuja,’ she added.

The Chief Executive Officer, Cosgove, Mr Umar Abdullahi who later welcomed the Super Eagles Captain to the Wuye Cosgrove Smart Estate said ‘trust is the the foundation of every relationship,’ adding that at ‘Cosgrove, trust and professionalism are at the core of operations.’

Umar who has delivered over ten estates in his decade long real esatte developent career said Cosgrove will continue to get the best known brains in research who will work to provide ideas which implementation will sustain Cosgrove’s status as premier real esatte development in the country.

He said ‘Cosgrove has established a very robust Research and Development (R&D) Department that exists to study, think and propose new strategies and methods that you are not likely to find anywhere else. So, we devote a lot of funds to their foreign travels, seminars and interaction with housing research institutes and establishments in Nigeria and overseas.’

‘Our R&D staff are abreast of advancements in innovation in various aspects of housing and construction such as automation, security, training, housing finance and others. So Cosgrove is committed to innovation, forward thinking and every new thing that is coming into the market space.’

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