- A mild drama and confusion ensued during a church service as an angry man showed up with his three dogs
- The story goes that the church's noise disturbed the neighbourhood and this caused the man to storm the worship centre
- Many people who watched the video of the man lamented over the noise pollution in their environment caused by churches
A short video has shown the moment a man angrily stormed a church to register his displeasure over their incessant noise pollution.
In the clip circulating on social media, the man entered the church premises with his three dogs while their service was ongoing.
His presence appeared to disrupt proceedings and congregants confronted him, while some watched with dismay.
It is not clear where the incident happened. Gist Ville who shared the blurry clip on Facebook captioned it, "Man storms a church with his dogs and tries to stop from disturbing the neighbourhood with noise".
Legit.ng could not independently verify the claim.
The clip has sparked a debate on social media.
Netizens share their thoughts on the incident
Edeh Favour Ngozi said:
"Very annoying people, disturbing others with noise pollution, from morning till night, no care for the nuisance they are causing. It serves them right."
Chinyere Precious-emerald Okorie said:
"Haba! Churches should consider their neighbourhood. The noises from the instruments can be quite unbearable.
"They can tone it down!"
Esther Ijeoma said:
"Where i stay, there are two churches directly opposite themselves.
"We don’t sleep at night at all even on Saturdays. Yes, one holds services on Saturday evenings whilst the other is choir practice."
Shukroh Temitope Uthman said:
"The reality of my compound every dam.n week! Ordinary rehearsal, they'll increase their volumes to the highest level."
Alex Liz said:
"U see that mama where dey clap hand follow the man na me be dat they thought it's spiritual battle."
Enare Ojong said:
"Na so if I catch that small boy for mosque wey dey do that 5am prayers."
Edehemi John Paul said:
"This thing no make sense at all honestly.
"Church go do their own by midnight, mosque go start as early as 5am.
"Plus Lagos traffic join.
"That's why everybody for Lagos de always squeeze face."
Churches sued over noise pollution
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that the Presbyterian Church of Ghana and the Holy Trinity International Church branches at Akweteman were sued.
The two churches were sued by four persons, who according to them, say the level of noise from the two churches always interfered with their “quiet enjoyment of their properties.
According to a report on CitiNewsroom, the four first wrote to the assembly complaining of the “unbearable noise” from the places of worship in November 2018.
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