LASG vows to seal unlawful gas/petrol stations in residential areas
A assertion by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Bodily Planning and Metropolis Building on Thursday acknowledged that the Commissioner within the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the choice at a assembly alongside with his high officials.
The assertion acknowledged the measure turned into adopted to tame the menace of incessant explosion of gas filling stations within the converse.
Salako all the plot in which during the assembly with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, acknowledged that “it had change into expedient to discourage the propensity to establish Fuel and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods across the Relate.
The decision will safeguard lives and properties, whereas affirming the sanctity of the built environment,” he acknowledged.
He acknowledged that easiest 17 gas submitting stations had planning permits, in conjunction with that, “all illegally built outlets in addition to those operating in densely populated residential areas would be sealed off to avert further mishaps”.
Salako acknowledged the ministry would collaborate with other agencies in conjunction with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Lagos Relate Safety Commission, Lagos Relate Environmental Safety Agency and the Division of Petroleum Resources to safely decomission any sealed Fuel/Petrol Filling Bring together 22 situation.
He instructed District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their duties and uphold the Same old Working Procedures of the Ministry, whereas warning that erring officers would be punished.
The Commissioner acknowledged breakers of authorities enforcement seals in addition to owners of collapsed structures, would be prosecuted essentially based mostly mostly on the Lagos Relate Metropolis and Regional Planning and Building Legislation 2019.
Diversified high officials at
the assembly included the Particular Adviser to the Governor on Metropolis Building, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Permanent Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, Overall Manager, Lagos Relate Bodily Planning Permit Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the Overall Manager, Lagos Relate Building Withhold a watch on Agency, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.