When their boat capsized in Lagos, first responders, including LASWA officials, managed to save the lives of seventeen people.
In a statement, LASWA Management stated that the event happened early on February 20, 2023, close to the Third Mainland Bridge.
“At about 7 am on Monday 20th of February 2023, a commercial passenger ferry named Fazma logistics, loaded with 17 passengers, left Ikorodu ferry terminal at exactly 6:45 am en route Ebute Ero but unfortunately capsized around Third mainland bridge close to Bariga ferry terminal,” the statement read.
“All the passengers were rescued alive by first responders including officers of the Lagos State Waterways Authority LASWA. Boat recovery operations commenced immediately while the boat captain is been interrogated and investigation is on going.”