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Lagos Shuts Down Churches Hotels Temporarily Over Noise Pollution

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The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency has temporarily shut down various establishments, including churches, bars, and hotels, in several areas like Ifako-Ijaiye, Abule-Egba, Alagbado, Command, Abesan Estate, and Dopemu due to noise pollution.

This was disclosed in a post shared by the state Commissioner, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, on his X account on Friday.

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.

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The statement reads: “In a significant effort to address noise pollution and other environmental breaches, LASEPA #LasepaOfficial conducted a comprehensive enforcement operation today in strategic areas of lfako-ljaiye, Abule-Egba,  Alagbado, Command, Abesan Estate, and Dopemu within Lagos State.

“Among the affected establishments are 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 these establishments have been temporarily closed to compel compliance with environmental regulations.

“LASEPA emphasized the vital importance of businesses adhering to environmental standards.”

Credit: X | tokunbo_wahab

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