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PRESS RELEASE: Kwara Boat Mishap

The Management of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is deeply saddened by the Boat mishap that occurred on 12th June 2023, along the Jebba Lake channel in the Lafiagi-Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State in which about 103 passengers are feared to have died. We condole with the families of those that have

NIWA Moves to Address Menace of Boat Mishaps

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in collaboration with Enviroplus+ Associate Ltd has inaugurated the National Waterways Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit to address the challenge of boat mishaps that usually occur on the waterways. The NIWA area manager, Mrs. Christy Hastu, said in Lokoja yesterday during the inauguration/sensitization programme for stakeholders in waterways transportation