Lagos to probe petrol souvenir at party


Lagos State Government has announced plans to probe distribution of Premium Motor Spirit ( PMS) as souvenirs at an event Centre in Lagos.

In a statement issued at the weekend, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotosho said the attention of the Lagos State Government has been drawn to a video showing kegs of petrol being handed out as souvenirs at an event Centre in Lagos. According to him, the video has gone viral on the social media.

“There is no doubt that this action is dangerous and can lead to loss of lives and property. It is blatantly against all safety measures in such places,”. he lamented.
Omotosho disclosed that
the Lagos State Government through the Safety Commission is investigating this matter and will ensure that all parties to this reprehensible action are made to account for it.

He added that the safety of lives and properties of Lagosians and visitors remain a top priority to the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. “We, therefore , advise that actions that can lead to loss of lives and properties be avoided,” he said.