LASWA kicks off waterways safety awareness campaign, distributes life jackets to passengers


To improve waterways safety and prepare for the rainy season, the Lagos State Waterways Authority, LASWA has commenced its yearly Waterways Safety Awareness Campaign to enlighten ferry passengers about waterways safety rules and regulations.

The continuous safety sensitization programme 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.

Also, 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, all in Ikorodu axis.

Several items such as safety information booklets, safety souvenirs and different sizes of life jackets were donated to ferry passengers in these Jetties and Terminals.

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.

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