COVID-19 Pandemic: NIWA issues new guidelines for water transportation, jetty operations
*Passengers must board immediately on arrival, use hand sanitizer and wear face-mask
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Lagos Area Office has issued fresh guidelines for controlled inland waterways transportation as well as jetty operations.
No passenger boat is expected on the waterways after 5:30pm in the evening.
capacity until further notice, that is a 20 passenger boat will be reduced to
12 passengers only.
throughout the duration of travel.
entrance of their boat. The use of sanitizers is mandatory before embarkment
and disembarkment of passengers.
actualizing optimal hygiene and passengers are urged if necessary to provide
and use their personal Life Jackets.
till further notice.
more than 20 passengers at a time, this is in line with the enforcement of social
distancing. Passengers are expected to board immediately on arrival at the
Authority or 08000CORONA.