LASG vows to seal unlawful gasoline/petrol stations in residential areas
A observation by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Bodily Planning and Urban Vogue on Thursday acknowledged that the Commissioner in the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the resolution at a assembly with his high officials.
The observation acknowledged the measure turned into once adopted to tame the threat of incessant explosion of gasoline filling stations in the disclose.
Salako at some stage in the assembly with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja, acknowledged that “it had was expedient to discourage the propensity to set Gas and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods across the Instruct.
The resolution will safeguard lives and properties, whereas preserving the sanctity of the built atmosphere,” he acknowledged.
He acknowledged that handiest 17 gasoline submitting stations had planning permits, including that, “all illegally built outlets as smartly as those working in densely populated residential areas could be sealed off to avert further mishaps”.
Salako acknowledged the ministry would collaborate with different companies including Ministry of Vitality and Mineral Sources, Lagos Instruct Safety Fee, Lagos Instruct Environmental Protection Company and the Department of Petroleum Sources to soundly decomission any sealed Gas/Petrol Filling Put.
He told District Officers and Supervisory Directors to be alive to their tasks and uphold the Regular Working Procedures of the Ministry, whereas warning that erring officers could be punished.
The Commissioner acknowledged breakers of govt enforcement seals as smartly as householders of collapsed structures, could be prosecuted in step with the Lagos Instruct Urban and Regional Planning and Vogue Legislation 2019.
Other high officials at
the assembly integrated the Special Adviser to the Governor on Urban Vogue, Mr Ganiyu Ayuba, Permanent Secretary of the ministry Mr Foluso Dipe, Frequent Supervisor, Lagos Instruct Bodily Planning Allow Authority, Mrs Funmi Oshifuye and the Frequent Supervisor, Lagos Instruct Constructing Alter Company, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe.