The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), has commenced the removal of wrecks from the Ikorodu channel to improve navigation on the state waterways.

The General Manager of LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, who disclosed this on Friday, November 27, said the exercise was part of the authority’s effort to improve navigability on the inland waterways.

Emmanuel said that the removal of the wrecks which began on Wednesday, November 25, would improve safety and reduce risk of accidents in the state.

“The obstructions on the waterways locations listed for removal based on their risk levels are Ojo-Irewe channel, Baiyeku Waterfront and Lekki-Ikorodu channels.

“One of such wrecks was removed in Ikorodu on Wednesday, while hoping to remove all the remaining wrecks to stop accident on the waterways.”