The Lagos State Government, through the state Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, has sealed off eight religious outlets comprising of Mosques and Churches across the State for persistent environmental pollution and disruption of peaceful co-existence of residents of the State.
This came on the heels of the commemoration of the 2019 United Nations International Day of Tolerance, marked on Saturday, November, 16th.
Some of the houses sealed are located at; 68, old Otta Rd, Orile Agege, 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.
LASEPA, General Manager, Dr Dolapo Fasawe, who disclosed this, Sunday, said the measure became necessary following series of warning notices earlier issued.
Fasawe vowed that following the clampdown exercise being part of the routine enforcement drive by the agency, there was no hiding place for any religious organization that cannot operate within the ambit of the law, regardless of their faith inclinations.
bequeathing a livable ambience to all inhabitants of the state.