Surprisingly, Ikeja GRA was designed for residential life but has since become very commercialised. A lot of the "old monies" of Lagos’ mainland still live in Ikeja GRA, and yes, they still golf at the Ikeja Golf club. Lagos has many government buildings and offices. Many government executives picked Ikeja GRA because of its convenient commute. Ikeja GRA is one of Lagos's safest areas due to the government's presence.
Ikeja GRA has all the amenities its inhabitants need, so they never have to leave their comfort zone. Marriott, Radisson Blu, and BON Hotel Ikeja are nearby hotels. Prince Ebeano supermarket and pharmacy has all your normal and hard-to-find groceries.
Ikeja GRA has a lot of beautiful and well-constructed estates with great ambience and value for every dime spent to either rent or buy a house in the area. Some of the popular estates in Ikeja GRA include Orchid court, Millennium estate, Integrity Estate, Lonens Gardens, Greenlife Estate, Grapevine Estate, and Peace Court, amongst others.
Ikeja GRA is an area always bustling with activities at any time of the day. One does not have to travel far to the Island to unwind as they are all available in Ikeja GRA. Ikeja GRA has places like Ocean basket, Jevinik Place, La Mango Restaurant and Lounge, The Place, Metro Park, and The Orchid Bistro.
Nightlife in Ikeja GRA comes alive with top nightclubs like Rumors Night Club, Cubana Night Club, The Crescendo Lounge and Bar, Pose 24/7 Club, Sandra’s bar, and The Cave nightclub among others
Education is a set of activities that are meant to help people reach certain goals, like passing on knowledge, skills, and character traits. In a bid to achieve these goals for the residents of Ikeja GRA, a lot of schools, government and private, including missionary and Islamic-inspired schools, were established within Ikeja GRA so residents wouldn't have to cross Ikeja GRA to be schooled. These schools have international recognition and operate at high standards.
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