SIFAX buoys water transport, begins ferry service in Lagos
Determined to ease movement of passengers through waterways, SIFAX Group has commenced ferry service operations from its newly-commissioned terminal at Ebute Ojo Jetty, in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Managing Consultant to SIFAX Ferry Terminal, Ojo, Captain Olugbade Ibrahim, said Sifax launched this new venture as part of it’s desires to increase transport options for commuters and to support the efforts of the Lagos State government to develop water transportation sector.
He said: “We are conscious of adding value and bring new innovations to the waterway business. Our business goals and objectives are well aligned with that of the Lagos State Government in the massive development of the waterways. This has prompted us to acquire these two ferries, which we are starting with, as we have plans to increase the number soon.
The ferries we use are the same with what is obtainable in advanced countries. It is safe, fast, convenient, spacious, durable and manned by experts with tested experience. Our onboard safety procedure is excellent.”
Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group, John Jenkins, said the company’s massive investment in the water transportation is part of the overall strategic plan of SIFAX Group to deepen its commitment in the country’s transport sector, thereby, providing more jobs, solving a social problem, supporting government’s initiative and helping grow the country’s economy.”
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