Lagos State Govt Warns Churches, Mosques, Clubs Against Noise Pollution

The Lagos State Government has warned churches, mosques and clubs against noise pollution.

Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has urged churches, mosques nightclubs, bars and event centres to adhere to the recommended sound levels to prevent noise pollution.

Lagos State Govt Warns Churches, Mosques, Clubs Against Noise Pollution

In a statement on LASEPA’s X handle, the agency pointed out that excessive noise poses a significant threat to the tranquility and well-being of the communities.

It stated that it is crucial for everyone to act as responsible custodians in the environment.

“Ensure that sound levels are maintained within acceptable limits as a gesture of consideration for our neighborhoods.

“Together, we can enjoy our spaces without causing undue disturbance, foster a quieter and a more peaceful environment.”

Also, the agency quoted section of the law in relation to noise pollution.

“Section 199 Sub-section k, l and m the agency shall have power to make regulations on: (k) Noise standard for any product or class which emits noise capable of adversely affecting the public health or welfare; (l) Noise standard for any product or class which is sold wholly or in part on the basis of it’s effectiveness in reducing noise; (m) The agency shall have power to make regulations on noise pollution standards in any residential, religious, commercial, industrial or any other premises with a view to controlling the psychological and physiological effects of noise on human and the effects of noise on domestic animals, wildlife and property.“

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