LASG vows to seal illegal fuel/petrol stations in residential areas
A statement by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Bodily Planning and Urban Construction on Thursday acknowledged that the Commissioner within the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the possibility at a gathering along with his high officers.
The statement acknowledged the measure was as soon as adopted to tame the risk of incessant explosion of fuel filling stations within the advise.
Salako all the arrangement during the assembly with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, acknowledged that “it had become expedient to discourage the propensity to place Gas and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods across the Explain.
The possibility will safeguard lives and properties, whereas asserting the sanctity of the built environment,” he acknowledged.
He acknowledged that easiest 17 fuel submitting stations had planning permits, adding that, “all illegally built shops in addition to those running in densely populated residential areas will doubtless be sealed off to avert extra mishaps”.
Salako acknowledged the ministry would collaborate with other companies along side Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Lagos Explain Security Price, Lagos Explain Environmental Protection Company and the Department of Petroleum Resources to soundly decomission any sealed Gas/Petrol Filling Plan.
He entreated District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their responsibilities and uphold the Long-established Working Procedures of the Ministry, whereas warning that erring officers will doubtless be punished.
The Commissioner acknowledged breakers of executive enforcement seals in addition to homeowners of collapsed structures, will doubtless be prosecuted per the Lagos Explain Urban and Regional Planning and Construction Law 2019.
Varied high officers at
the assembly incorporated the Special Adviser to the Governor on Urban Construction, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Eternal Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, Long-established Supervisor, Lagos Explain Bodily Planning Allow Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the Long-established Supervisor, Lagos Explain Building Control Company, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.