Hon. Adewale Temitope Joins Governor Sanwo-Olu to Launch Omi-Bus to Boost Water Transportation in Lagos

 

Hon. Adewale Temitope Adedeji, OON (JP), member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 01, joined Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday to launch 15 new locally manufactured boats (Omi-Bus) to boost water transportation in the state.

 

The event took place at the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) Jetty in the Badore area of Lagos.

 

Speaking at the launch, Hon. Adewale Temitope, who is the Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation, commended Governor Sanwo-Olu, stating that the move is part of the Governor’s commitment to enhancing the quality of life for Lagosians.

 

According to him, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has once again demonstrated his passion for a greater Lagos with the launch of the state-of-the-art ferries that are locally manufactured.

 

“This is what Lagosians want. This is what the government also wants. It is a modern transport system that will provide effective mass transit for the people, reducing the usage of cars on the road and creating interconnectivity with the waterways, the rails, and the roads,” he said.

 

Others at the event are H.E. Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; the Commissioner for Transportation, Seun Osiyemi; Chairman, House Committee on Infrastructure, Hon Gbolahan Yishawu; the General Manager, LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, and other critical stakeholders in the transport sector.

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