LASG vows to seal unlawful gas/petrol stations in residential areas
A press free up by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Bodily Planning and City Type on Thursday stated that the Commissioner in the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the resolution at a meeting along with his top officers.
The assertion stated the measure used to be adopted to tame the menace of incessant explosion of gas filling stations in the verbalize.
Salako all via the meeting with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, stated that “it had develop into expedient to discourage the propensity to set up Gas and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods all via the Command.
The resolution will safeguard lives and properties, while declaring the sanctity of the constructed ambiance,” he stated.
He stated that most attention-grabbing 17 gas submitting stations had planning permits, adding that, “all illegally constructed retailers to boot to those running in densely populated residential areas can be sealed off to avert extra mishaps”.
Salako stated the ministry would collaborate with assorted businesses at the side of Ministry of Vitality and Mineral Resources, Lagos Command Security Rate, Lagos Command Environmental Security Agency and the Division of Petroleum Resources to soundly decomission any sealed Gas/Petrol Filling Effect.
He suggested District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their responsibilities and uphold the Fashioned Working Procedures of the Ministry, while warning that erring officers can be punished.
The Commissioner stated breakers of govt enforcement seals to boot to homeowners of collapsed buildings, can be prosecuted in conserving with the Lagos Command City and Regional Planning and Type Legislation 2019.
Assorted top officers at
the meeting integrated the Particular Adviser to the Governor on City Type, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Eternal Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, General Manager, Lagos Command Bodily Planning Permit Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the General Manager, Lagos Command Constructing Administration Agency, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.