LASG vows to seal illegal gasoline/petrol stations in residential areas
An announcement by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Bodily Planning and Urban Style on Thursday stated that the Commissioner within the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the resolution at a gathering alongside with his high officials.
The assertion stated the measure became as soon as adopted to tame the threat of incessant explosion of gasoline filling stations within the order.
Salako at some stage within the meeting with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, stated that “it had changed into expedient to discourage the propensity to identify Gasoline and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods throughout the Remark.
The resolution will safeguard lives and properties, while affirming the sanctity of the built ambiance,” he stated.
He stated that simplest 17 gasoline submitting stations had planning permits, including that, “all illegally built outlets moreover to these working in densely populated residential areas would be sealed off to avert additional mishaps”.
Salako stated the ministry would collaborate with other companies including Ministry of Energy and Mineral Sources, Lagos Remark Safety Commission, Lagos Remark Environmental Safety Company and the Department of Petroleum Sources to soundly decomission any sealed Gasoline/Petrol Filling Build.
He urged District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their duties and uphold the Common Working Procedures of the Ministry, while warning that erring officers would be punished.
The Commissioner stated breakers of govt enforcement seals moreover to householders of collapsed structures, would be prosecuted in accordance with the Lagos Remark Urban and Regional Planning and Style Legislation 2019.
Other high officials at
the meeting incorporated the Special Adviser to the Governor on Urban Style, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Everlasting Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, Common Supervisor, Lagos Remark Bodily Planning Allow Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the Common Supervisor, Lagos Remark Building Defend watch over Company, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.