Kaduna State Government bans refilling of gas in residential, high-risk areas. A public update Signed by Samuel Aruwan Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.
The Kaduna State Government has banned gas retail shops in residential and high-risk areas with immediate effect. By this directive, all retail gas refill shops operating in the said areas are to shut down.
Malam Nasir Ahmad EI-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, announced the decision after inspecting the scene of a fatal gas explosion that occurred on Saturday.
Similarly, ministries and agencies concerned with public safety have also been directed to review high risk businesses in residential areas and come up with a relocation plan with immediate effect.
Watch Governor Elrufai speak in the video below:
He said all gas refilling outlets in residential areas of Kaduna State are to shut down with immediate effect. Report any gas refilling outlet near you to KASUPDA or KEPA.