LASG vows to seal illegal gas/petrol stations in residential areas
A assertion by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Physical Planning and City Model on Thursday acknowledged that the Commissioner within the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the resolution at a gathering with his high officials.
The assertion acknowledged the measure was adopted to tame the menace of incessant explosion of gas filling stations within the divulge.
Salako all the contrivance in which thru the assembly with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, acknowledged that “it had become expedient to discourage the propensity to establish Gasoline and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods all the contrivance in which thru the Voice.
The resolution will safeguard lives and properties, whereas declaring the sanctity of the built ambiance,” he acknowledged.
He acknowledged that easiest 17 gas submitting stations had planning permits, adding that, “all illegally built stores as wisely as those working in densely populated residential areas could well perhaps perhaps be sealed off to avert further mishaps”.
Salako acknowledged the ministry would collaborate with assorted agencies including Ministry of Vitality and Mineral Resources, Lagos Voice Security Charge, Lagos Voice Environmental Security Company and the Department of Petroleum Resources to soundly decomission any sealed Gasoline/Petrol Filling Procedure.
He urged District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their responsibilities and uphold the Standard Running Procedures of the Ministry, whereas warning that erring officers could well perhaps perhaps be punished.
The Commissioner acknowledged breakers of govt enforcement seals as wisely as owners of collapsed buildings, could well perhaps perhaps be prosecuted in accordance with the Lagos Voice City and Regional Planning and Model Regulation 2019.
Other high officials at
the assembly included the Special Adviser to the Governor on City Model, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Eternal Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, General Supervisor, Lagos Voice Physical Planning Enable Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the General Supervisor, Lagos Voice Constructing Regulate Company, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.