Lagos State government (LASG) has planned to host a boat cruise to take fun seekers to landmark places and historical sites in the state to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary.
This was announced by the Managing Director, Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Abdulbaq Ladi Balogun during a media briefing at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, State Secretariat in Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, 28th September, 2020.
According to the nation online, Balogun explained that the tour and boat cruise, which will take people to landmark places and historical sites in Lagos especially Badagry and Epe are slated for 1st and 3rd October, 2020 respectively.
“The state government, in appreciating the commuting public for embracing water transportation as a reliable alternative means of decongesting the road, has decided, in celebration of Nigeria 60th Independence, to reduce prices on all boat trips from all routes within the state by 40 per cent from September 30 to October 2, while on board passengers will stand a chance to win numerous prizes and tickets to the boat cruise via raffle draws.
“While on October 3, our 180 tonne MV Adimu Orisa will host Lagosians as we will be having a boat cruise that will take off from Falomo in Ikoyi, revelers will have the opportunity to savour the ambience of the Lagos coastline.” He added