Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has condemned the indiscriminate siting of petrol and gas stations in residential areas of Ondo State

He made the condemnation in Akure during a courtesy visit by Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, NITP

Governor Akeredolu explained that the stations were sited in some areas without environmental impact assessment, which was dangerous to the residents

The governor lamented the lack of adequate town planning in the country saying infrastructure was now consciously planned and spread for balanced development

Earlier, the National President, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, Mr Olutoyin Ayinde had sought the collaboration of the state government in raising awareness for the Town planning profession and orderly development of human settlement.


Mr Ayinde said investing in preparation of State Regional Plan, Master Plans for towns and rural areas as well as local plans would bring into focus and help in the reducing cases of flooding.

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