Senate Committee on Marine Transport Visits Lagos, NIWA Area Office

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By Innocent Orok

The Senate Committee on Marine Transport on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-0lu as well as the Lagos Area office of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).

Led by its Chairman Sen. Wasiu Eshinlokun the committee informed Governor Sanwo,-Olu that they were in the state to see what NIWA is doing and to make sure a harmonious working relationship exist between NIWA and the State as regards recent Supreme Court judgment which grant waterways jurisdiction to NIWA.

His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu the Executive Governor of Lagos State has informed the Senators that barely a month ago he has commissioned 15 brand new ferry boats of 40 passengers capacity each to eased waterways transportation in the State.

Also , the Managing Director of NIWA, Bola Oyebamiji alongside the senators led by the Area Manager , Lagos NIWA, Engr. ( Dr) Sarat Briamah took the team to tour critical NIWA assets within the state.

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