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Lagos unveils modern floating jetty for epic commuting



The Lagos State Government (LASG) unveils its latest game-changer – a futuristic floating jetty at CMS-Marina set to embark on a thrilling journey of safe and seamless commuting, as this groundbreaking project takes the city by storm.

The heart-pounding announcement comes straight from the Managing Director of the Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Mr. Abdoulbaq Balogun. His electrifying statement, channeled through the Director of Public Affairs Service, Mr. Akeem Odusina, sets the stage for an unprecedented leap forward in transportation.

Picture this: a cutting-edge jetty emerges at CMS, serving as a vital nexus for the newly inaugurated CMS-Marina Blue Line Rail System. This dynamic connection propels Lagos into a new era of transport integration, where innovation meets convenience in a spectacular fusion.

Prepare to be dazzled by the audacious ambitions of the CMS-Marina corridor. Beyond being a lifeline for Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) and the Blue Line Rail Transport, it morphs into a waterways hub that boasts a staggering daily ridership in the thousands. Brace yourselves for a visual feast as it links an array of coastal gems, spanning Badore-Ajah, Ipakodo, Ibeshe, Ilaje Bariga Waterfront, and many more.

Fueling this monumental venture is the relentless pursuit of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s T.H.E.M.E.S+ Agenda, with Traffic Management and Transportation as its vanguard. The stakes couldn’t be higher, as the government unleashes an avant-garde water transportation system designed to alleviate road congestion, provide a reliable alternative, and elevate the city’s productivity.

Get ready to witness a spectacle of modern engineering and visionary urban planning. The new floating jetty isn’t just a structure; it’s a testament to a dynamic vision. Anchors aweigh, as boats find a sanctuary in this safe harbor. Marvel at the seamless access it bestows upon the city’s vibrant tapestry.

But that’s not all – the jetty isn’t just a gateway, but a catalyst for economic prosperity. Easier access, increased mobility, and safer disembarkation come together in a symphony of progress, echoing across the Lagos waterways.

Hold your breath for the revolutionary features that define this nautical marvel. Built with resilience in mind, the Floating Pontoon Jetty defies the elements, conquering even the most tumultuous storms. Watch as it navigates changing tides with unparalleled grace, safeguarding vessels and passengers alike.

And the spectacle continues – the jetty rises to international standards, leaving no stone unturned in the pursuit of excellence. Safety reigns supreme, with fire extinguisher compartments, safety lifebuoys, and an inbuilt fender ensuring passengers’ well-being. Behold the marvel of modern infrastructure as gangways facilitate boarding and disembarkation, culminating in an unparalleled experience.

Prepare to embark on a new era of urban mobility, as Lagos defies conventions and challenges the limits of transportation innovation. Witness history unfold as this modern floating jetty becomes a cornerstone of Lagos’ journey towards an interconnected, vibrant future.

Aisha Cole

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