The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has announced that it would be reopening its Ikorodu Ferry Terminal for passenger use after improving safety standard around the facility, against situation that lead to closure of the terminal months ago
It stated that safety measures have been fixed around the facility to ensure adequate protection and well-being of ferry passengers as well as boat operators plying the routes, barely two months after it’s closure.
The General Manager of LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, disclosed the plans yesterday through a statement signed by thr
Head, Public Affairs Unit, Wualola Alake.
Emmanuel stated that the decision to reopen the facility after addressing the safety concerns indicated the state government’s commitment towards enhancing transportation services and fostering seamless connectivity for commuters.
The LASWA boss stressed that rigorous safety assessments and necessary enhancements have been implemented to ensure adequate safety for everyone using the terminal.
“The Ikorodu Ferry Terminal is ready to once again serve as a vital hub for water transportation, providing a convenient and efficient alternative for daily commuters. The terminal access and Infrastructure are safe for commercial ferry operations.
“Passengers can expect a renewed commitment to safety on the Lagos Inland Waterways, and we appreciate their cooperation during this period.
“The reopening signifies LASWA’s dedication to providing a secure and efficient travel experience for all. Passengers can look forward to a renewed and improved commuting experience with our commitment to efficiency, safety, and customer satisfaction”.