Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by Zircon Marine No Comments

The Area Manager, Lagos Area Office of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mr Mu’azu Sambo, on Monday said the Federal High Court ruling that the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) creation cannot subsume NIWA has indicated that Lagos State has no jurisdiction over Nigerian waters.

Sambo disclosed this while chatting with newsmen in his office in Lagos. He said that the judgment had shown that the waterways in Lagos are federal navigable waterways and covered by the NIWA Act.

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