In Summary
  • Inspectors were forced to pin the document on the wall of the facility.
  • Nema inspectors ordering for an immediate closure of the night clubs until the authority is satisfied that they are compliant.

National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) on Wednesday night raided four clubs in Nairobi over noise pollution.

Nema inspectors raided Kiza Lounge, Space Lounge Bar and Grill, Jiweke Tavern and B-Club to check their sound proof systems after complaints from members of the public over loud music from the clubs.

NOISE

The Nema inspectors, accompanied by police officers served the management of the night clubs with the notice of closure. They ordered the entertainment joints to remain closed until they meet conditions set by the authority.

B-club entrance in this photo taken on January 11, 2018 after it was shut by Nema over noise pollution. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

“The Authority has received numerous complaints over noise from members of the public caused by loud music from your facility that interferes with their comfort, health and safety contrary to the provisions of Environmental Management and Coordination Act CAP 387 and the Noise and Excessive Vibration Pollution Control regulations of 2009,” read the letter dated January 10 and signed by Nema Director General Professor Geoffrey Wahungu.

SOUNDPROOF

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