Lagos State Seals Mosques, Churches Over Persistent Environmental Pollution

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The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, has sealed no fewer than eight mosques, churches over persistent environmental pollution and disruption of peaceful co-existence of residents of the State.

Some of the churches and Mosques include Redeem Christian Church of God, RCCG at 68, Old Ota road, Orile Agege, Tawakalitu mosque and Jesus Answer prayer church.

Others were located at; 4, Ademola Oshinowo Off love all Str, Ketu, Dele Amuda Street, Lekki, 17, Ajileye Str, Ilaje Bariga, 39, Kusenla Road Elegunshi, Ajayi Bembe Str. Abule Oja Yaba among others.

Following the clamp down exercise of these religious outlets, being part of the routine enforcement drive by LASEPA, the General Manager of the Agency, Dr Dolapo Fasawe, stressed that the state has zero tolerance for pollution especially noise.

According to her, there is no hiding place for any religious organization that cannot operate within the ambit of the law, regardless of their faith inclinations.

Fasawe explained that for the facilities to be reopened, the leaders of these organisations must reach an agreement of compliance with the Agency and also satisfy other necessary conditions as may be prescribed by LASEPA

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