As part of activities lined up to celebrate the Nigeria 60th Independence Anniversary, @Lagferry has announced a 60% payable rate on all boat trips on 30th September and 2nd October 2020, with the opportunity for passengers to win various prizes through a raffle draw.
A statement signed by the Managing Director, LAGFERRY, Mr. Abdoulbaq Ladi-Balogun, said that Agency is celebrating Nigeria at 60 by appreciating its passengers who have embraced water transportation as a reliable alternative to road transportation.
The Managing Director also informed that a boat cruise has been organised for the 3rd October on its MV Adimu Orisa, in addition to a tour of historic and landmark places on October 1, 2020 (Independence Day) scheduled for the general public from Mile 2 to Badagry.
He added that prospective tourists will have the opportunity to visit the First Storey Building in Nigeria, Point of No Return and Slave Barracoon among others.
On the Falomo to Epe Boat Tour, he stated that interested passengers will visit the Ancient Aiyetoro Market, Chief Oluwo Fish Market, LASU Epe Campus and Epe Resort.
Ladi-Balogun noted that other planned routes for the day include Igbogbo – Bayeku LCDA, Ikorodu to Badore Ajah, Ilaje Bariga to Victoria Island to Falomo Ikoyi to CMS/Marina and Ebute Ero in Eti-Osa LGA.
In his words: “As Nigerians, we have every cause to celebrate our diversity and unity every October 1 and Lagos, being the Centre of Excellence with the largest concentration of all ethnic groups in the country, has a pivotal role to play to sustain unity”.
While assuring Lagosians of the State Government’s commitment to continuously place a priority on waterways safety, Ladi-Balogun disclosed that all passengers of LAGFERRY are insured while the boats are safe with strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols and other regulations