Lagos state government has given churches and mosques in the state a 90-days ultimatum to sound proof there building or face been shut down
The order was said to be have been issued by Commissioner for the environment, Dr Samuel Adejare while also stating that there have been several complains from residents concerning the noise from these places, hence the ultimatum.
“Various structures ranging from residential plots, uncompleted buildings, open spaces, shops and motor parks are being converted to religious worship centres which is not befitting for a mega city like Lagos,” he said.
“The paramount commandment is to love God and love your neighbour as yourselves.” he concluded
The commissioner solicited the support of religious centers in adhering to government rules on noise levels adding that they were mandated to operate in an enclosed and soundproof environment using regulated speakers.