Lagferry has recorded the biggest single day voyage sending out 12 boats commuting 1,175 pax and sailing 1,422 kilomtere
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed on Thursday via his twitter handle @jidesanwoolu.
He wrote, “61 days ago, we launched the reinvigorated @Lagferry adding new boats and an improved mode of operations as part of our plan for intermodal transportation.
“Yesterday, the service recorded its biggest single day milestone with 12 boats commuting 1,175 pax, traversing 1,422km.”
Lagferry services is a commercial waterways transportation launched by Sanwo-Olu in February with eight newly acquired speed boats.
The Governor also launched a mobile application designed to facilitate easy access to the water transportation services.
The six routes of Lagferry operations include as Ikorodu to Falomo; Ikorodu to Ebute Ero and Marina; Ebute Ero to Ijegun Egba, Apapa and Marina; Bayeku to Oke Ira Nla and Falomo; Mile 2 to Marina, and Badore to Ijede.
According to the Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladehinde, three of the boats deployed for operations by Lagferry have the capacity to carry 60 passengers, two were built to carry 50 passengers, while another two had capacities of 40 passengers.
He said all the boats were built with comfortable seats, in-built Wi-Fi and modern technological devices that will aid smooth operations and safety