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Lagos Government Shuts Nine Hotels, Company Over Noise Pollution, Other Environmental Violations

Posted by Samuel on Fri 19th Jan, 2024 - tori.ng

This enforcement was carried out by officials of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), which revealed this on its X handle on Thursday evening.

Noise Pollution

The Lagos State Government has closed down nine hotels and one company due to noise pollution and other environmental infractions.

This enforcement was carried out by officials of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), which revealed this on its X handle on Thursday evening.

The environmental protection agency said the nine facilities were closed down to safeguard the environment from pollution and other violations in the state.

The agency wrote: “The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), in line with its mandate to safeguard the environment from Pollution and other violations took decisive action by sealing several establishments, including Hotels, Lounge, mall, company.

“These establishments are Fabtol Hotel & Suites, Lustet Hotel, Emery Hotel, CF Hotel & Suites, Trending Place Hotel, Tomakan Nigeria Limited, Witsspring Suites, Sikkyrolex Hotel, Million Dollar lmperial Hotel, Kidzmall and Lounge 14A, are all located in various parts of lsolo, and Gbagada in Lagos State.”

“These measures were put in place to address the identified instances of Noise Pollution and Other Environmental Violations,”
it added.

The agency also sealed churches, event centres and other establishments in the Lagos Island, Ojudu, Ogba, Magodo, and Ikosi areas of the state over alleged noise pollution in October 2023.

Some of the affected establishments include New Jerusalem Ark of God International Church and Yplus Event Centre.

In December 2023, the agency also sealed a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Ifelodun Mosque and several other worship centres in the state over noise pollution.

Also in December, the agency sealed popular nightclub, Quilox, over environmental and safety infractions.

This was the second time the club was sealed in one year.

Quilox is owned by a former member of the House of Representatives and chief executive officer of Aquila Group of Companies, Shina Abiola Peller.

It said the club – which is on Victoria Island in Lagos – was sealed during a joint enforcement operation between the agency and the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC).



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