NIWA MD, George Moghalu Mourns Victims Of Boat Mishap

NIWA MD, George Moghalu Mourns Victims Of Boat Mishap

The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Chief Dr. George Moghalu has expressed immense grief on the boat mishap that happened at Gurin River, a surburb of Fufore Local Government Area, Adamawa State, as well as at a river in Gbajibo, Mokwa of Niger state.

Extending his heartfelt sympathies to the families of the dead and the injured, the NIWA boss stated that the incident is more disheartening as some of the victims on board were reportedly heading for farming activities.

Commending the life-saving work of the first responders, local divers and police marine at the scene of the incident, Dr. George Moghalu wished the wounded a speedy recovery and success on the search and rescue of some missing passengers on the capsized boat.

The NIWA boss reiterated call on transporters  to ensure strict adherence to safety regulations on the nation’s waterways, emphasizing on the need for the people in the riverine communities traveling by boats and canoes to use live jackets and avoid overcrowded boats.

Check Also

FG Okays SPV For 90,000km Fibre Optic Cable

FG Okays SPV For 90,000km Fibre Optic Cable

  The Federal Government on Tuesday approved a special purpose vehicle to support the delivery …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

× Get News Alert