Nigeria – The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) will join the rest of the world on Wednesday, 28th of April to celebrate the year 2021 International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) in line with its “Less Noise, More Sense” advocacy campaign.
A statement issued by the General Manager of the Agency, Dr. Dolapo Fasawe, said the yearly event is to sensitise and encourage people to initiate action on bothersome noise at work, home and social circles to promote healthy living and a peaceful environment.
Dr. Fasawe said that the theme for the Y2021 International Noise Day “Protect Your Hearing, Protect Your Health”, is a true manifestation of the concerns and resolve of the Agency to ensure a peaceful, ambient and sustainable environment.
According to her, the day would be marked with a webinar session, which would be attended by relevant stakeholders and victims of noise pollution, who will be sharing their personal experiences with the participants.
While maintaining that the primary objective of marking the Day is to educate the general public on the impact of noise on hearing, health and quality of life, Dr. Fasawe enjoined the public to participate in the Webinar Session through the link, bit.ly/INAD2021, which can also be found on the Agency’s website and social media handles.