Waterways Safety: LASWA Commences Awareness Campaign

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…Distributes Lifejackets To Passengers

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has commenced its yearly Waterways Safety Awareness Campaign to enlighten Ferry passengers about waterways safety rules and regulations.

This is done in other to improve waterways safety and in preparedness
for the rainy season,

As stated in a press statement made available by the Head of Public Affairs Unit of the Authority, Wuraola Alake, the continuous safety sensitization program kicked off on Friday 31st of March 2023, at Ebute Ero jetty and then moved to Sabonkoji, Temidire, and Liverpool Jetties on the same day.

It also reads that on Monday, 3rd of April 2023, the Safety Awareness Campaign team was at ipakodo Ferry Terminal and later moved to Baiyeku, Ibeshe, and Ijede Jetties Ikorodu axis.

The statement reads in part that several items, such as safety information booklets, safety souvenirs, and different sizes of Life jackets, were donated to ferry passengers in the Jetties and Terminals visited.

It states further that passenger were lectured on safely precautions. “In addition, LASWA officials lectured passengers on safety precautions such as what to do in an emergency, how to wear a lifejacket properly, and other safety rules and regulations at each event.

“Commuters also engaged in an interactive session during which passengers inquired about waterways transportation while also commending the regulatory Authority for organizing such a lofty program” it reads.

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