Assembly seeks regulation of gas sale 

By Oziegbe Okoeki

Swing to incessant gas explosions in Lagos, the House of Assembly has called for proper regulations and monitoring of sales of gas in the state.

The House arrived at the resolution after a motion moved by a member of the Assembly, Hon. Lukman Olumo, representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun Constituency 1 during plenary yesterday.

Olumo’s motion said it was important to regulate the sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in residential areas to curb the menace of gas explosions.

The House resolved to call on the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources as well as the General Manager of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) to enforce the necessary laws on the issue.

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“The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources should ensure that licenses are given to the sellers of gas in the state. The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) should give approval on the location of gas…

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