Gwarinpa is the last district in the Abuja Municipal Area Council and in the phase 3 development plan of Abuja. It embodiesÂ the largest single housing estate in Nigeria, the Gwarinpa Housing Estate. The district was created during the Abach regime and is said to be the largest of its kind in Africa.Â There is also another residential area called Life-Camp in the Gwarinpa district. Most Construction companies in Abuja have staff quarters in Life-Camp.
Gwarinpa is mainly a residential area though recently some businesses especially service oriented businesses like banks and eateries are springing up very rapidly. Most of these businesses are located on the three major roads in Gwarinpa. The roads are 1st avenue, 2nd avenue and 3rd Avenue.Â Other estates in this districts include:Â Federal ministry of works and housing Estate, War College Estate, FHA Estate, Citec villas, Abuja Model City etc.