Lagos seals 53 churches, mosques over noise pollution

Lagos seals 53 churches, mosques over noise pollution

Lagos State govern­ment yesterday sealed 53 churches, mosques and hotels at dif­ferent locations across the state over noise pollution and other environmental offences.

Briefing journalists after sealing the premises, Gen­eral Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, Engr Adebola Shabi, said the agency was inundated with complaints from residents and neighbours of the shut premises.

Shabi explained that some of the affected facili­ties had been served abate­ment notices before the eventual closure, adding that the growing rate of worship centres calls for se­rious regulations, especial­ly in area of noise pollution. Read more

 

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