Taxi service, Uber, recently launched the Uber Boat at Five Cowries Boat Terminal, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The event was graced by notable personalities, including the MD/CEO, Lagos Ferry Services, Hon. Ladi Balogun; GM, Lagos State Waterways Authority, Mr. Emmanuel; Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Oladeinde, among many others.
According to reports, the launch of the Uber Boat stemmed from a need to help commuters beat the heavy traffic in Lagos.
Uber Boat would charge N500 for over four trips of 35 people, rather than the regular fee of N1,000, reports say.
See photos from the event.
Photo Credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme.