Nigeria’s foremost travel and tourism management company, ajala.ng, has partnered with LAGFERRY and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to boost tourism and increase patronage of tourism destinations in the state.
During the signing ceremony held at the Tourism Ministry in Alausa, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Solomon Bonu, said that the strategic partnership would assist in domesticating tourism by showcasing the many tourist’s destinations available in the state.
“This partnership with a reputable and foremost travel management company like ajala.ng will help open up the many tourist destinations in the state and create easy access via the waterways”, he stated.
Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun, Managing Director of LAGFERRY, explained that the partnership would promote local tourism and create awareness of commuting by waterways and improve the water transportation business.
While calling on more private sector participation and partnership to boost Water Transportation and Tourism, Balogun stated that the massive government investment in water transportation yields positive results through collaboration with the private sector.
“We as an agency will support ajala.ng in their quest to promote local tourism in Lagos State. I implore more private business owners to invest in water transportation as this is the next frontier for the Lagos Economy”.
Ms. Babayemi Olamide, Chief Operating Officer of ajala.ng (the online subsidiary of Quantum Travels Limited), said the agreement is designed to promote local tourism, show off the wonders of the state’s water tourism options, especially the beach resorts.
“The agreement signed today with our organization and Lagos Ferry Services is to promote local tourism since it has been difficult for tourists to travel around the world since the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the right time and channel to boost Lagos Water Tourism,” she stated.