Posted on: May 12th, 2014 by Zircon Marine No Comments

The Lagos State Government has created a body known as the Lagos Water Guards Corps, the equivalent of Coast Guard in other parts of the world, to ensure the safety of lives on its waterways. Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola disclosed this on Thursday while distributing life jackets in Ebute- Ojo Jetty located in Ojo Local Government area of the state.

The Governor also ordered the compulsory use of life jackets by boat passengers. Fashola said the state government took up the responsibility of setting up the Corps and providing the life jackets to avert loss of lives in the event of accident on its waterways.

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