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Kwara Assembly summons oil marketers over alleged illegal operations

map-kwaraTHE Kwara State House of Assembly has summoned owners of two filling stations in Ilorin before it for allegedly operating illegally.

The filling Stations are M.M. Ibrolak Interbiz at Agbo-oba and Juniwad Petrol Station at Ita-Merin area of the town.

In the same vein, owners of the Petrol stations under construction along Oko-Erin, Kuntu, Abayawo and Ode Alawonla in Okelele, all in Ilorin have been summoned to appear before the House’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Proliferation of Filling Stations for their alleged failure to secure necessary documents before embarking on the construction of the stations.

Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Committee Kamaldeen Fagbemi gave the directive in Ilorin during the Ad-hoc Committee’s visit to some filling stations at Okelele, Abayawo, Alagbado, Kongbari and Muritala Mohammed Way, all in Ilorin Metropolis.

Fagbemi accompanied by members of the Ad-Hoc Committee, hierarchy of the State Town Planning and Development Authority, Fire Service, Ministry of Environment and Forestry as well as the (IPMAN) expressed disappointment over the indiscriminate construction of filling stations in residential area of the metropolis “without regard for safety of lives and property.”

He said the House of Assembly would not fold its arms and watch the lives and property of those who elected them into office being threatened by few individuals under the guise of desperately looking for money.



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