Eleko is a residential neighbourhood in Ajah and one of the fast-developing locations in Ajah due to its proximity to the new Lagos Free Trade Zone. Eleko is also in proximity to Sangotedo in Ajah and the Epe Bridge. The neighbourhood possesses some commercial hubs in terms of a few thriving business. Eleko is the local settlements of some indigenes. The cost of renting an apartment or buying a property in Eleko is affordable. The real estate market in Eleko is in high demand due to her proximity to the Lekki Free Trade Zone. Purchasing a property in Eleko promises high returns.
There are a number of companies, schools, hospitals and worship centres in this neighbourhood. Companies in this neighbourhood include Spallanzani Technologies, Olaronke Stores, Jiuhua Nigeria Group Ltd, D and K Ventures, Darela Barbing Saloon, Deji Int’l Furniture Company, Infinity Agro Food and Allied Group of Companies, Rotakin Intertrade Company Limited and Harrylek Nigeria Limited. Prominent hospitals here are; Dee Goodnews Convalescence Clinic and Hope Valley International Clinic. Albesta Academy, Pan- Atlantic University, Idatallagbo Community High School are the major schools here. Redeemed Christian Church of God and Upper Room Baptist Church are the popular worship centres in Eleko.
Most of the residents are Eleko indigenes who are low-income earners. There are also a few middle-class Nigerians who live here. The neighbourhood is fast developing due to the plan of the new Trade Zone and the new Dangote Refinery to be located there. This will make Eleko a hub of the rich and possibly the upper and middle-class Nigerians in a few years. The area being dominated by indigenes makes a very peaceful and supportive neighbourhood to live in.
There are a good number school, religious centres including churches and mosques located here. Eleko offers one of the best real estate opportunities in Lagos. The neighbourhood is partly serene, There is a major fun spot here which encourages fun activities like sports, swimming, fishing and hiking due to the presence of the popular Eleko beach.
The Eleko market is the hub of perishable and non-perishable food items. A small market is located close to Eleko Beach which renders barbeques, vegetables, fruits and sea foods. There are a number of road side shops within Eleko. Shopping complexes in Eleko also abound. The neighbourhood has gained recognition due to the Eleko Beach. There are also a number of traders who reside at the beach to sell their goods to visitors.
The Eleko Beach is a major fun spot in Eleko. This local resort is forty-five minutes’ drive from Ikoyi. The beach is sparsely decorated with a number of small private beach. During the week, the Eleko beach is quiet but it is very busy during the weekend, especially Thursday nights to Sunday nights. The Eleko beach offers tranquillity and it is ideal for those seeking privacy. Other places to unwind in Eleko include; Byzo Delicious Restaurants, Mama Abibat Ventures, Tomjan Confectioneries, Eco Motel, Chaka Resort, La Campagne Tropical Beach Resort, Jet-Don Guest House and De-Limit Hotel among others.