Lagos State Safety Commission on Friday, took its safety advocacy to the streets of Lagos, admonishing Lagosians to imbibe safety consciousness during the festive period and beyond.
The Director-General of LSSC, Mr. Lanre Mojola who led the Safety Champions of the agency and other safety stakeholders on a “Keep Safe, Stay Alive” campaign emphasized the need for adequate personal safety, safety at home, work place and on the roads.
He said “safety awareness for us at the Commission is a continuous message that we must keep resonating to Lagosians. People must be aware of safety practices like the control of substances hazardous to health, handling of inflammable contents, safe-keeping of gas cylinders among others.
Mojola disclosed that the target of the Commission next year is to embark on aggressive grassroots sensitization for residents of the State living in the hinterlands, stressing that there is need to raise the level of awareness of all residents of the State living across the 20 Local Government and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the State.
He said that LSSC will be meeting the market men and women, the chiefs and all other stakeholders critical in mobilizing residents in our various communities to help cascade the campaign down to their community members.
He used the occasion to restate the commitment of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration to safety of all residents of the State, adding that the Governor believes that the attainment of a 21st Century Economy by his administration could only be possible if residents of the State are in good health.