Mr. Sanwoolu and Dr. Mamora signing the agreement at the State House, Alausa, Lagos.

The agreement between the National Inland Waterway Authority (NIWA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) was recently executed to promote a better working relationship between the agencies and to establish a joint responsibility scheme for passenger safety, tariffs and regulations.

The landmark event which had in attendance the Executive Governor of Lagos Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu, his deputy Dr. Hamzat, the Managing Director of NIWA Dr. Olorunnibe Mamora and his team brought to an end, 10 years of legal disputes and it is also a major step towards fulfilling the campaign promise of the present administration of instituting a multimodal transport system in Lagos.

Speaking at the event, the Lagos State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwoolu said “The path to active utilisation of our waterways for transportation is clear and now is the time to invest in water transportation in Lagos State”.