Shina Peller’s nightclub, Club Quilox has been reopened by the Lagos State government days after he was arrested and detained for allegedly mobilising thugs to invade a police station after the vehicles of some of his club’s customers were towed for obstructing the free flow of traffic in Lagos state.
In a statement released on Saturday December 28, the General Manager of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) Dr Dolapo Fasawe said the club owned by the House of Representatives member was reopened after its management got committed to carrying out its activities without obstructing the flow of traffic on Ozumba Mbadiwe and other adjoining streets.
Fasawe disclosed that the club’s management who promised to ensure its clients’ vehicles were properly parked in designated areas, has also demonstrated firm commitment to ensure that sound emanating from musical events hosted within its facility does not exceed the recommended limits set by the state.
”We are reopening the club for operation as it has fulfilled our conditions and complied with the extant law guiding its operations.
”The club was sanctioned and fined for environmental nuisances and we ensure total compliance before reopening.”
…Warns hotels, bars, lounges to stop noise pollution
The Lagos State government Thursday said that it had re-opened 26 out of 28 shut religious centres and other facilities, warning all the worship centres against noise pollution during the Yuletide season.
The General Manager of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Dr. Dolapo Fasawe,who issued the warning, disclosed the reopening of 26 facilities was due to their compliancy to the environmental laws guiding their operations.
She also warned residents of the state to be cautious and selfless in their celebration so as not to disturb the peace of their neighbors in the guise of joyful festivities especially during the festive seasons.
She said that the warning became necessary considering the rate of reports of infractions received by the agency in recent time concerning several abuses against the environment and infringement on individuals’ rights to peaceful ambience as a result of persistent noises emanating from various selfish quarters.
The General Manager urged Lagosians to comply with environmental laws guiding the conduct of every resident of the State, stressing that “we can merry without making noise, we should be a good neighbor and therefore respect the right of others to peaceful environment. Also remember that a noiseless celebration is a peaceful celebration and this should be demonstrated through our actions to our neighbors and environment “.