The Lagos State Government, by the state Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has closed the nicely-identified Quilox nightclub in Victoria Island due to non-compliance with company directives and scheduling occasions with out having a sound management allow.
The enforcement train which was collectively carried out by the company and Lagos State Task Force came about round 4.30pm on Sunday after receiving a number of complaints by the neighbours.
Confirming the seal off train, LASEPA, General Manager, Dr. Dolapo Fasawe, mentioned that the measure grew to become vital following a number of misery calls with video proof(s) acquired from involved neighbours to assist their claims on alleged environmental nuisances constituted by the membership with out recourse to the proper of host neighborhood to peaceable setting.
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According to Fasawe, “To avert situation like this, we recently held a stakeholder’s parley with the Owners/ Chief Executive Officers of night clubs in the state to address the issue of noise pollution during the festive period.
“The states in its magnality, compassionately increased the decibels to accommodate leisure/hospitality business interest.
“We urged them to apply for sound control permits to enable us reach out and notify the host community of the intended program and further deploy our officials to the venue for proper monitoring and prevention of excessive noise pollution.”