The Lagos State Government has said it would seal off all illegal gas and petrol filling stations in densely populated residential areas across the state, to demonstrate its zero tolerance for such acts.
A statement by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development on Thursday said that the Commissioner in the ministry, Dr Idris Salako reached the decision at a meeting with his top officials.
The statement said the measure was adopted to tame the menace of the incessant explosion of gas filling stations in the state.
Salako during the meeting with District Officers and Supervisory Directors in Ikeja said that “it had become expedient to discourage the propensity to establish Gas and Petrol Stations indiscriminately in densely populated residential neighborhoods across the State. (Vanguard)