The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has shut a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), four others churches and a mosque over noise pollution.
The agency also sealed seven hotels, night clubs, bar and a supermarket due to noise pollution.
LASEPA, in a statement on its X handle (formerly Twitter), listed the churches and a mosque sealed to include 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), and Ifelodun Mosque.
The hotels, night clubs and others sealed are; 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.
The sealed properties are all located in various parts of Lekki and Surulere areas of Lagos State.
According to LASEPA, the affected properties were shut in line with its mandate to safeguard the environment from Noise pollution and other violations.
We took decisive action by sealing several establishments, including hotels, bar, nightclubs, supermarket, mosque, and churches.
“These measures were put in place to address the identified instances of noise pollution and other environmental violations,” it stated.