Lagos Temporarily Shuts Down Churches, Hotels Over Noise Pollution

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 made known 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.

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.”

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