By OSENI YUSUF, Ibadan
Oyo State Government has called on the residents of the state to comply with the environmental laws and regulations of the state, especially as it relates to noise pollution.
In a statement signed by the Commissioner of Environment and Natural resources, Hon. Kehinde Ayoola today stated that noise pollution makes the environment unfriendly and as such create severe influence on human mental and physical health.
Therefore, the Commissioner enjoined residents to abide with regulations, calling for cooperation by residents of the state.
Rt. Hon Ayoola opined that failure to comply, may cause unending friction among parties involved, thereby causing conflict in the society.
“It is opined that adequate compliance would assist to foster better working relationship and condusive environment without confrontation and friction involving parties” the statement read.
Towards this end, the Oyo state Government, through the ministry has mandated all block industry owners, night clubs, patent medicine sellers, churches, mosques, musical vendors, street dancers to henceforth reduce their noise to permissible level that complies with the existing laws of the state