Part 15, section 252 subsection 1 states that a nuisance is public if it inflict damage, injury or inconvenience upon the public at large, that is upon all the people who are in the state or persons who come within the sphere of this operation.
This kind of environment is devoid of peaceful and serene atmosphere due to the noise pollution.
One is expected to come home to a quiet place after the day’s hustle.
Sound occurs when the complex system inside picks up vibration in the air which the brain interprets as birds chirping, clacking keys on a computer, roaring traffic and others. But when sounds become bothersome, it is noise.
When noise in a particular area is constant and damaging, it is noise pollution and examples are construction sites, industrial areas, passing traffic, vehicles not properly maintained, loud music, event centers with loudspeakers.
Various laws in the country condemned noise pollution which may cause lots of ailments to the body leading to violation of one’s right.
A father, Landlord and Public Analyst Mr. Jude Ezema said that the issue formed one of the items in the agreement signed by intending occupants.
Mr. Alphonsus Ugwuafia, a legal practitioner in the state, urged that victims could report to the courts for action as noise could be injurious to health which is a fundamental human right.