Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority Nigeria

​LAGOS STATE SUSPENDS PEMIT FOR FILLING STATIONS

BY OFONIME IBORO

Lagos State Government has suspended approvals for filling stations in the state for safety reasons.

This made known by the Commissioner for Physical and Urban Development, Mr Wasiu Anifowose, on Tuesday.

“For now, no filling station in Lagos State until we take inventory of the ones we have, it will affect every nook and cranny.

He added that the ministry was collaborating with the Federal Government to relocate some tank farms in residential areas in Apapa.

“On tank farms, I am pleased to announce to you that His Excellency, Gov Akinwumi Ambode, paid a visit to Apapa and gave us a mandate to do a study.

“Physical Planning Department in the ministry has done one study, and we are going back to have series of meeting with the Department of Petroleum Resources”, he said.

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