LASG vows to seal unlawful gasoline/petrol stations in residential areas
An announcement by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Bodily Planning and City Model on Thursday mentioned that the Commissioner in the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the choice at a assembly with his high officers.
The assertion mentioned the measure modified into once adopted to tame the threat of incessant explosion of gasoline filling stations in the declare.
Salako for the length of the assembly with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, mentioned that “it had change into expedient to discourage the propensity to set Gas and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods all around the Divulge.
The decision will safeguard lives and properties, while asserting the sanctity of the constructed atmosphere,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that nearly all effective 17 gasoline filing stations had planning permits, adding that, “all illegally constructed retail outlets to boot to those working in densely populated residential areas shall be sealed off to avert extra mishaps”.
Salako mentioned the ministry would collaborate with diverse companies collectively with Ministry of Vitality and Mineral Sources, Lagos Divulge Safety Price, Lagos Divulge Environmental Protection Agency and the Division of Petroleum Sources to safely decomission any sealed Gas/Petrol Filling Situation.
He told District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their obligations and uphold the Common Working Procedures of the Ministry, while warning that erring officers shall be punished.
The Commissioner mentioned breakers of government enforcement seals to boot to homeowners of collapsed structures, shall be prosecuted in step with the Lagos Divulge City and Regional Planning and Model Law 2019.
Utterly different high officers at
the assembly integrated the Special Adviser to the Governor on City Model, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Permanent Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, Frequent Supervisor, Lagos Divulge Bodily Planning Enable Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the Frequent Supervisor, Lagos Divulge Constructing Control Agency, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.