The Lagos State Government has sealed a mosque, some churches and hotels in the state over environmental infractions mainly on account of noise pollution.
The Commissioner of Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, confirmed this in his X handle on Thursday.
Wahab said officials of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) carried out the operation on Wednesday.
He listed the sealed premises as Ifelodun Mosque, Children of God Healing Deliverance and Adoration Ministry, City of Testimony Church, Cherubim & Seraphim (Ayo ni), Station of Relief Christ Ministry and Redeemed Christian Church of God (Sanctuary of Favour).
Others were 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.
“They were sealed on Wednesday by the @LasepaOfficial enforcement team over noise pollution and other environmental infractions,” Wahab said. (NAN)
The sealing up of the mosque and Lagos churches over noise pollution came as an Area Court sitting at Centre-Igboro, Ilorin, on Thursday remanded a teenager, Kabir Musa, 18, in Borstal Training Institution over drug addiction.
The presiding Judge, Hammad Ajumobi, issued the order after the defendant pleaded guilty, saying that it is due to peer group influence.
Ajumobi ruled that the defendant be remanded for three years.
The court stated that the defendant be enrolled for basic education knowledge and trained on any vocational skill of his choice during the period.
Earlier, the parents of the defendant told the court that Kabir is stubborn, drinks alcohol, smoke cigarettes and engage in fighting at the neighbourhood always.
The defendant was said to always abuse his mother and disturbed her for money at all times.
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