Allen Neighborhood Snapshot
Allen is majorly a commercial area in Ikeja, having streets lined with diverse businesses (small and medium scale), companies and banks. There are quite a number of newsstands in Allen. A sizeable part of Allen is residential. For people who aren’t mobile, tricycles (locally called Keke Maruwa) and commercial buses are the most popular mode of transportation here in Allen. The good road network in Allen makes it easier to commute other areas around such as Opebi, Adeniyi Jones.
Allen does not lack in basic, social amenities and infrastructures as there a good number of hospitals, schools, churches. Bolanle Specialist Hospital, Ikeja Medical Center, Duro Soleye Hospital, Motayo Hospital Limited are some of the hospitals in Allen. Popular Schools include; Divine Offspring International School, Alpha Smart School, Abiola International School. Churches in Allen include; The King’s Heritage, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Graceville Chapel, Chapel of Uncommon Grace and Dove Christian Centre. The Murtala Mohammed Airport is just fifteen minutes drive, enabling residents of Allen to enjoy social amenities within short distances.