The visit served as an opportunity for both parties to engage and explore potential collaborations.
Led by LASWA’s General Manager, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, the agency showcased its commitment to ensuring the safety and efficiency of water transportation in Lagos.
Emmanuel provided insights into LASWA’s innovative initiatives that have significantly reduced accidents on Lagos inland waterways.
Expressing eagerness for collaboration, the general manager highlighted LASWA’s openness to working closely with the media to further enhance public awareness and understanding of their activities.
During the visit, the SDNON members had the privilege of touring LASWA facilities, with a special focus on the iconic monitoring room. This central hub allows real-time monitoring and data collation for all terminals across Lagos, showcasing LASWA’s dedication to leveraging technology for effective oversight.
Following a productive interaction and a memorable photo session, the SDNON team pledged to contribute to LASWA’s visibility in the media space. The journalists expressed their commitment to highlighting LASWA’s accomplishments and initiatives, ensuring that the public remains well-informed about the agency’s crucial role in water transportation.
According to Emmanuel, LASWA looks forward to a strengthened partnership with SDNON, believing that increased media visibility will foster a better understanding and appreciation of the agency’s efforts among Lagosians and beyond.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) is the regulatory body responsible for overseeing water transportation in Lagos State. Committed to safety, efficiency, and innovation, LASWA plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of water-based transportation services in the bustling metropolis.
The Society of Digital Newspaper Owners of Nigeria (SDNON) is a network of seasoned journalists and media professionals dedicated to excellence and progress in the digital media space. SDNON serves as a platform for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and advocacy within the Nigerian media landscape.
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