–By Albert OGRAKA:
Director General (DG) Of Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency (DSCTDA), Hon. Joan Onyemaechi, has reiterated her call for security measures to be put in place by car wash operators in the Asaba capital Territory.
The Director General made the disclosure on Tuesday while addressing car wash operators within Asaba Capital Territory in her office in Asaba.
He harped on the need to ensure that security measures are optimally put in place in their respective business environment.
“I urge you to operate your businesses in accordance with the modern shop design that would befit the status of the state capital”, she said.
She decried the current proliferation of car wash businesses, saying that “if the practices are not standardized, it would set the stage for security challenges and affect the aesthetic beauty of the Capital Territory.”
Hon. Onyemaechi emphasized that the meeting was necessitated by the need to curb the security challenges among car wash operators and the building of modern shop design to enhance the aesthetic of the capital territory.
She therefore called on the car wash owners to be very vigilant about the type of persons they employ, adding that they should always do proper documentations of their employees by taking their personal records, including their sureties and summiting same to the police.
The DG pledge to sustain the exercise, just as she advised those who want to venture into car wash businesses to seek information on necessary operational guidelines.
Hon. Onyemaechi stressed that the agency would continue to sanction car wash operators whose facilities violate the Delta State Capital Territory Development standards and laws through contravention and seal.
Some of the car wash owners suggested that operators should install CCTV cameras in their shops to enhance effective security checks, adding that the urgent need for a union is also necessary to guide and regulate the activities of car wash operators.