Fashola laments boat mishap

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Femi Aki­nola, La­gos

Gover­nor Ba­batunde Fashola of La­gos State yes­ter­day lamented the loss of lives oc­ca­sioned by the boat mishap which oc­curred in the state last week.

He said the govern­ment es­tab­lished the La­gos State Wa­ter­ways Author­ity (LASWA) to en­sure quick re­sponse to safety is­sues.

Fashola added that the state has put in place reg­u­la­tions about the ne­ces­sity to wear life vest on boats.

“It is for the com­muters on fer­ries and ca­noes to in­sist that the boats have life jack­ets. We have pro­cured life vests and very soon, we will be dis­tribut­ing them free to res­i­dents,” he said.

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