LASG vows to seal unlawful gasoline/petrol stations in residential areas
A assertion by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Model on Thursday said that the Commissioner in the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the option at a gathering with his high officials.
The assertion said the measure turned into adopted to tame the menace of incessant explosion of gasoline filling stations in the allege.
Salako finally of the assembly with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, said that “it had change into expedient to discourage the propensity to put Gasoline and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods across the Affirm.
The option will safeguard lives and properties, while declaring the sanctity of the constructed atmosphere,” he said.
He said that simplest 17 gasoline filing stations had planning permits, along with that, “all illegally constructed retail outlets to boot to those running in densely populated residential areas shall be sealed off to avert further mishaps”.
Salako said the ministry would collaborate with other companies along with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Lagos Affirm Safety Price, Lagos Affirm Environmental Safety Company and the Division of Petroleum Resources to safely decomission any sealed Gasoline/Petrol Filling Space.
He told District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their duties and uphold the Authentic Running Procedures of the Ministry, while warning that erring officers shall be punished.
The Commissioner said breakers of authorities enforcement seals to boot to homeowners of collapsed buildings, shall be prosecuted in step with the Lagos Affirm Urban and Regional Planning and Model Law 2019.
Various high officials at
the assembly incorporated the Particular Adviser to the Governor on Urban Model, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Everlasting Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, Overall Supervisor, Lagos Affirm Physical Planning Enable Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the Overall Supervisor, Lagos Affirm Building Adjust Company, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.