Assembly urges Sanwo-Olu to construct fireplace stations in 57 native councils
The Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday referred to as on the governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to arrange fireplace service stations in all of the 57 council areas within the state as a part of measures to forestall extra fireplace catastrophe within the state.
The House additionally resolved that the governor ought to direct the Commissioner for Special Duties, Seye Oladejo, on the necessity for all private and non-private establishments to have functioning fireplace extinguishers of their domains. Hon. Akeem Shokunke (Oshodi-Isolo I) who moved the movement on behalf of others throughout plenary, stated incidents of fireside catastrophe have been too frequent within the state, including that there was want for drastic measures for it to be curtailed.
He stated: “There has been incidents of fire disaster in the state. The government has expended huge amount of money on every occurrence. The House therefore calls on the governor to direct the ministry of Special Duties to carry out sensitization on danger inherent by failure to have fire extinguishers in schools, markets and others,” Shokunle stated.
Hon. Tobun stated “fire usually starts on a light mode but escalates if not contained. If government compels every household to have fire extinguishers, we can easily minimize the incident of fire disaster.”