The Lagos State government, under Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s leadership, has taken action against noise pollution by sealing a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Ifelodun Mosque, and various other churches and worship centers in the state.
Tokunbo Wahab, the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, announced this on Thursday via his social media handle.
He stated that these worship centers were sealed on Wednesday for not only noise pollution but also for other environmental violations.
Additionally, the Commissioner mentioned other facilities sealed by the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), which include Avro Supermarket, hotels, Euphoria Night Club, Lady B Gold Bar, and Mainland Leisure View Hotel, among others.
Wahab said that “Ifelodun Mosque, Children of God Healings Deliverance and Adoration Ministry, City of Testimony Church, Cherubim & Seraphim (Ayo ni), Station of Relief Christ Ministry, Redeemed Christian Church of God (Sanctuary of Favour), Euphoria Night Club, Mainland Leisure View Hotel, House 46 Hotel and Suites, Selino Hotel, Lady B Gold Bar, Da-Villa Hotel, Perch Hotel & Suites, and Avro Supermarket were yesterday sealed by the LASEPA official enforcement team over noise pollution and other environmental infractions.”
On October 10 the Lagos State government sealed churches, event centres and other establishments in the Lagos Island, Ojudu, Ogba, Magodo, and Ikosi areas of the state over alleged noise pollution.