Cooking Gas Explosion: Anambra State Government Seals Off Petrol Station

Visit the victims, deposit #750,000 hospital bills

Seals 3 Cooking Gas Plant in Nkpor limca Road and Ogidi.

The compassionate and people oriented tirelessly working SSA to Governor Willie Obiano on Petroleum and Union Matters, Snr. Comrade Peter Nwosu has ordered the closure of a Petrol stations housing a cooking gas plant which exploded and went up into flames.

It will be recalled that the administrator of Dr. Willie Obiano through the office of the SSA on Petroleum and Union Matters has on several occasions made press releases and warning on Anambra Broadcasting Service Radio and Television warning the operators of cooking gas plant in petrol stations across Anambra State to remove every gas plant which portends danger to the citizens.

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Following a call that was put through to the peoples comrade about a
cooking gas explosion in a Petrol station in ogidi, he quickly swungged into action while alerting other relevant government agency with the sole Mandate of fire fighting.

Comrade Peter Nwosu who visited the locus inqou to ascertain the extent of the damages which was caused by the cooking gas explosion frowned at the non adherence to the several warnings which the state government through his office has been given to Petrol stations which houses cooking gas plants.

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Hon. Peter Nwosu immidiaytely ordered the closure of the petrol station pending the outcome of the investigation.

The compassionate comrade also visited the victims of the inferno who jumped from a nearby building in a bid to escape the inferno and made a deposit of hospital bills amounting to #850, 000 at Iyienu hospital Ogidi and St. Paul Hospital Nkpor where they are undergoing surgery.

Hon. Comr. Peter Nwosu also sealed up three cooking gas plant in Nkpor and Ogidi while warning all Petrol stations that has cooking gas plant to remove them with immidiate effects as his office and that of Anambra State Physical Planning Board will not hestitate to demolish petrol station which has illegal cooking gas plant.

Hon. Peter Nwosu, SSA to Governor Obiano on Petroleum and Union Matters can be reached on 08097311499

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