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Lagos shuts shops, church over noise pollution


The Lagos State Environmental Agency has temporarily locked some establishments as part of its effort to curb noise pollution and other environmental breach.

This was made known via a statement by the Commissioner of Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, on his personal X handle ( formerly Twitter).

The commissioner wrote, “In a significant effort to address noise pollution and other environmental breaches, LASEPA @LasepaOfficial conducted a comprehensive enforcement operation today in strategic areas of ifako-ljaiye, Abule-Egba, Alagbado, Command, Abesan Estate, and Dopemu within Lagos State.”

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Some of the affected establishments include the Catholic Church, Seventh Heaven Bar & Lounge, 1602 Hotel, Lourita Hotel & Suites, Wonderful Bible Prayer Ministries, God’s Porch Ministries, White Pavilion Hotel, Quest Hotel & Suites, Honey Comb Confectioners Ltd, and Excel Hotel & Suite.

The Commissioner further said that LASEPA is critical on businesses adhering to environmental standards laid down by the commission.

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