LASWA held two joint stakeholders forum, its first stakeholders annual forum with waterways stakeholder themed IMPROVING WATER TRANSPORTATION REGULATION SECURITY AND SAFETY STANDARDS IN LAGOS”, to discuss the Role of Water Transportation in Economic Development, Guidelines to Ferries and Infrastructure Operations, Operational Challenges on the Waterways and Water Safety and Advocacy.
The aim of the forum is to improve on effective Water Transportation System and Safety on Waterways. The forum witnessed a large turnout of Waterways Stakeholders that were happy to take part, reiterating challenges and suggesting solutions/ quick wins for Lagos Waterways.
LASWA, in collaboration with National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) organized a one day stakeholder’s conference to inform all stakeholders of the operating guidelines and standards for all commercial boat operations on Lagos waterways. The event took place at protea hotel Awolowo road; ikoyi on 3rd may 2016 with all relevant parties in attendance.