The Indomitable Tinubu Support Organisation (ITSO) has commended the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the party leadership for consistently demonstrating uncommon leadership traits and spirit of inclusiveness through the composition of members of the Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).

While congratulating all members on the list, the group in a statement signed and released by its Director-General, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun, stated that the list is a reflection of the distinction of the APC from other political parties.

“Once again our party has demonstrated its true distinctive characteristics of unity, utmost inclusiveness, respect for diversity and patriotic zeal for the overall good of the nation”.


Ladi Balogun expressed optimism that the diversity, expertise, political strength and competence of individual members of the PCC will ensure victory for the party at the polls.

“We believe our party is on the right track and victory is assured. The composition of the members of the PCC will spur our party members nationwide to mobilise vigorously to ensure overall success for the party”.

The eventual victory of the party in 2023 will be the catalyst for moving forward in our collective desires FOR A GREATER NIGERIA under the dynamic leadership of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettima!



The Indomitable Tinubu Support Organisation (ITSO), a national political network championing the actualization of the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, celebrates the birthday of Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate; describing her as a virtuos woman who personifies everything good in human and an exemplary pillar of support.

In a statement released and signed by ITSO Director General – Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun, extolling the rare gem who upholds God-centered morals as a frontline Senior Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

While wishing the Distinguished Senator a prosperous and fulfilling birth anniversary, the group describes her as a selfless woman who has dedicated her life to the upliftment of the downtrodden in the society and a strong voice for the voiceless.


“Her immense dedication to ensuring good representation for the good people of Lagos State as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has attracted numerous federal projects to her constituency and the State.

While further describing her as a confident, visionary, resourceful, loving and compassionate woman whose love and compassion are extended to others wherever she goes; the group urged Nigerians to vote for her party – the APC and ensured her husband, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu becomes the country’s next President in order to avail her the opportunity to replicate some of these exemplenary feats achieved as the former First Lady of Lagos State, which includes – education for all, human capital development, care for the aged and vulnerables, protection of women and children’s rights and philanthropic gestures, to complement the prosperity agenda of the incoming Tinubu/Shettima administration.



The Indomitable Tinubu Support Organisation (ITSO), a national political network championing the actualization of the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has felicitated with Senator Kashim Shettima on his 56th birthday.

The group in a statement signed by its Director-General, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun describes the All Progressives Congress (APC) Vice Presidential Candidate as a man with uncommon wisdom and a brilliant mind; perfect as a compliment to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and needed at this critical time for the overall development of Nigeria.

Balogun extolled the youthfulness and courage of Senator Shettima as the driving force needed by the country to solve its myriad of challenges especially that of insecurity which he noted that the celebrant has tackled successfully as a former Governor of Borno State.


“We felicitate with Senator Kashim Shettima as he celebrate his birth anniversary today. He is a courageous and upright politician with exemplary track record of services to humanity and good governance. A worthy ally for Asiwaju Tinubu in the task of building a virile and prosperous Nigeria”

While urging Nigerians to align with the vision of Asiwaju Tinubu to lead a country of unity, peace, security, prosperity and economic stability, the group describes Senator Shettima as one of the most honest politician around today who is not afraid to speak truth to power with great passion to offer selfless service in ensuring #A Greater Nigeria. Happy birthday to the cerebral gentleman from the Savannah and the next Vice President of Federal Republic of Nigeria.



The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), in collaboration with Cash Token Africa, has launched ‘Eko Token’ reward system for the benefit of commuters on Lagos waterways, just as it noted cash transactions will also be compensated with benefits for commuting through the waterways across all terminals/jetties.

The Managing Director of LAGFERRY, Abdoulbaq Ladi-Balogun, disclosed this at the launch of the initiative on Thursday, noting that the Eko Token reward system was introduced to give an added advantage to users of waterways, where passengers can win up to N100 million.

Ladi-Balogun explained that the initiative was designed to encourage Lagosians to use the waterways saying, “Since 2019, there has been a steady transformation of the waterways sector and a commitment of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to the development of the waterways through strategic investment for crucial growth and acceptability among Lagosians”.

He gave an assurance of the continued safety and comfort of commuters on LAGFERRY boats, pointing out that clients now have the chance of winning prizes in “cash and kind” while increasing their mileage count.

Also speaking at the event, the State’s Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, said the core value of the initiative is to create a responsive path to meet the needs of Lagosians.

According to her, the initiative was conceived to better the lives of Lagosians, adding that every resident has an opportunity to win a prize for every purchase with instant rewards.


Her words: “It is the dawn of a new season to change lives of Lagosians for good and for businesses to begin to reward Lagosians who have contributed to their success stories. We are now telling companies and businesses to reward those that have made them rise from nothing to something”.

She appreciated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his approval and support towards the birthing of the Eko Token reward system.

The Managing Director, Cash Token Africa, represented by the Head of Business Development and Expansion, Adeoye Simi, explained that Lagosians have been winning cash rewards from other services like the Lagos Bus Services and the initiative is now being introduced to passengers using the waterways.

She further explained that once passengers purchase tickets up to N5000, they automatically get instant cash rewards and tokens that qualify them to win big during the weekly draws.

Dignitaries present at the briefing included the General Manager, Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA), Afolabi Sholebo; Chairman, United Waterways Passengers Association, Ade Bakare; CEO, Lagos Lottery and Gaming Authority, Mr. Bashir Are and General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Damilola Emmanuel, among others.




As the world marks the year 2022 International Youth Day (IYD), the *Indomitable Tinubu Support Organisation (ITSO)*, a national political network championing the actualization of the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has urged the Nigerian Youth to support the best, experienced and competent tickets of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettima as the next President and Vice President of Nigeria in order to ensure a vibrant society with youth-focused policies.

The group in a press statement signed by its *Director -General, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun,* informed that Tinubu’s government will involve the ever productive, naturally talented, technologically savvy and enterprising Nigerian youths, stating that Asiwaju Tinubu has plans to creative a conducive environment to guarantee, assist and encourage them to excel in various fields which includes technology, education, entertainment, sports, job creation and leadership development, either in Nigeria or abroad.

“Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a trusted leader who is well known to be builders of men and lovers of the youths. His executive cabinet when he was Governor of Lagos State was dominated by the youth and he ensured majority of them were nurtured and mentored to their full potentials to become leaders in varying fields of human endeavors, today.”


Hon. Balogun enjoined the youth to not be swayed by fake promises made by people that have not been in positions to enforce policies and programmes geared towards assisting the youths, neither should they be deceived by those who abused and mismanaged the opportunities previously given to them.

“Tinubu ensured the employment of over 2000 youths in the first year of his administration as former Governor of Lagos State. He established and ensured vibrancy of ministries specifically tailored to develop the youths in education, sports, creativities, technology and SME Incubation while positioning them for future leadership opportunities”.

ITSO wishes the youth of Nigeria, a productive International Youth Day and enjoined them to participate actively in ushering in a futuristic and youth-friendly Federal Government of Nigeria led by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettima with certain hope for a United, Peaceful, Secured and Prosperous Country.




The Lagos State Government has upgraded its ferry fleet with new engines acquisition in its determination to boost Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) efficiency as functional alternative to decongest road traffic and effectively address okada menace.

The Managing Director, LAGFERRY, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun while taking delivery of the new engines expressed satisfaction and confidence that the new engines will ensure optimal performance of their boats and provide passengers with comfort, safety and commuting satisfaction.

“We want to commend the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu for his passionate commitment and consistent massive investment in water transportation as a viable alternative to decongest road traffic and most importantly, to bring to fruition, the functional Multi-Modal transportation system as envisaged in the iconic Strategic Transportation MasterPlan of the Lagos Development Blueprint. Passengers on our boats will continue to experience the safest, fastest and most comfortable time sailing to their various destinations”.


While reiterating the state government’s commitment to safety on the waterways through strengthening the enforcement of rules and regulations, Balogun calls for more private sector investments to tap into the wide possibilities in the Blue Ocean Economy for steady returns. He further assured that, their investments will be aided with the provision of quality Marine Transport Infrastructures being newly constructed and upgraded, and stricter enforcement of regulations and control of boat operations in the State, in line with international standards.

“This government, through LAGFERRY, is showing the types of boats needed on its waterways and also emphasizing on the need for boat operators to ensure adequate training of crews and regular maintenance of boats”.

While assuring that government will continuously seek to encourage and create conducive atmosphere for private sector participation by constantly opening up new routes, dredging the waterways and constructing new terminals/jetties, the Managing Director urged the Lagos commuters to embrace the waterways, being the safest, fastest, environmentally friendly and as a viable alternative to decongest road traffic.



The Managing Director, Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun, has described the massive investment made in water transportation by the Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration as unprecedented, noting that the government has in the last three years procured a record number fifteen state-of-the-art boats to boost water transportation in the state.

Balogun made this known during a media parley with newsmen in his office at Mile 2 Terminal, Amuwo-Odofin.

“This administration has shown greater dedication and genuine commitment to ensuring viable alternatives to road transportation and decongest traffic through unprecedented massive investment in procurement of boats, construction and rehabilitation of terminals/jetties to open up new areas to water transportation, dredging of the waterways, removal of wreckages along the coastline and investment in security and safety equipments through the construction of Real-Time Control and Command Centres to safeguard the waterways and ensure quick emergency response.

Balogun informed that in the last 3 years of the administration, the agency has been able to record unprecedented milestones having in its fleet a record number of twenty boats, ferried over 800,000 passengers, daily operations in over 14 routes cut across all divisions within the state, created direct and indirect employment of over 250 Lagosians, ensured all passengers are covered by insurance on all trips, enabling commerce with our innovative logistics cargo barge services for conglomerates like Dangote Industries, Crown Flour Mills, HoneyWell Flour Mills, BUA Group etc, promoting tourism through regular charter services to beaches and tourism destinations in the state and partnering with tourism companies and entertainment managers to organise periodic events such as the St. Valentine boat cruise, International Women’s Day event, Nigeria Independence Cruise amongst several other events on the waterways by making use of their 180 tonnage barge which can seat over 200 guests and can be used to host weddings, birthday parties, basketball games and all kinds of events, shows and musical concerts while cruising on the waters and enjoying the ambiance of the Lagos coastline.


“There is the Park and Ride option available at our terminals, which enables commuters to leave their cars at the available ample car park spaces and go on the boat to their various destinations. The terminal engages in other commercial activities for commuters leisure and conveniences such as ATM Services, Restaurants etc.

The Managing Director boasted that LAGFERRY in a short period of operation has become the go-to-model and alpha solution provider in the business of water transportation and has become a standard for other boat operators to emulate by providing world class water transportation services that offers safe, fast and reliable mode with improved technologies and excellent customer experience.

While taking the media crew round the Mile 2 Terminal, the E-Fleet Surveillance Control Room where all the boats are monitored in real-time to ensure passenger safety and guard against theft and the barge operation area. He further explained that Mile 2 is one of the areas within the metropolis where the rail, buses and water transport systems interconnects to achieve the Multi-Modal transport system as enshrined in the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda of the administration where Traffic Management and Transportation is the first pillar.

“From Mile 2 Terminal here, you can connect the rail, get on a BRT bus or go by boat to any destination you so desire. You can achieve this three modes of transportation here by making use of the widely acceptable COWRY CARD payment system”.

While assuring commuters that government will continually procure more boats to meet increasing demands and ensure regular maintenance of existing ones to guarantee commuter safety, Balogun appealed to Lagosians to embrace the waterways.



Sunday morning at Ibeshe Island of Oriade LCDA, Amuwo Odofin; It was all gloomy, in what used to be an ecstatic environment with no signs of celebration in the spirit of Eid el Adha; when the LAGFERRY Team paid a condolence visit to the bereaved family, particularly the OVORI OF IBESHE KINGDOM – HRM Oba Gausu Alani Rasaki; CHAIRMAN OF ORIADE LCDA – Hon. (Chief) Mrs. Ramotallahi Akinlola-Hassan and CHAIRMAN OF LAGOS BOAT OPERATORS – Mr. Lawal Babatunde.

On Friday evening, the eve of Sallah, a local boat with 19 passengers on board capsized at Mazamaza end of Mile 2 Inland Waterway channel, with no survivor!

Our Team used the solemn period to donate LIFEJACKETS for the use of the residents of the community.

We also assured the community and other riverine areas of Lagos State of the genuine commitment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to the well being of the riverine populace, through steady investments in Waterfront Infrastructures, Modern Jetty Construction, Channelization & Dredging, Strengthening of the Regulatory Agency Oversight Functions – LASWA, Search and Rescue Facilities including a Floating Clinic Water Ambulance, Navigational Aids & Safety Control Center, and very importantly, the acquisition of locally built Ultra-Modern Boats for Commercial Operations of Lagos Ferry Services and the Local Boat Operators through collaboration with the private sector.

These deliberate actions of all-inclusive Boat Reform will further engender the full realization of the Multi-Modal Transportation System in the State with functional alternatives but interconnected Road, Rail and Water Transport Modes.

Mobility systems will be enhanced, Enabling Commerce and Promoting Tourism.

The government of Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu places premium value on the life of every Lagosian and will continue to make living, playing and working in Lagos easier, convenient and comfortable as security of lives & properties and welfare of the people remains its priority.

We pray for peaceful repose of the departed souls and comfort for the bereaved family, amen.



. . . Congratulates Governor-Elect Oyebanji and commends INEC for credible conduct.

The Indomitable Tinubu Support Organisation (ITSO), a national political network championing the actualization of the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) victory in last saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a signpost to victorious outing for the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in February 2023.

The group made this known in a media statement signed by its Director-General, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun.

While congratulating the Governor-Elect, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, for ensuring a landslide victory for the APC, Balogun commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting a credible election devoid of violence and other electoral malpractises.


The group noted that the victory of APC at the Ekiti gubernatorial election, conducted by INEC in a peaceful atmosphere with minimal hitches and adjudged by local and international observers as very credible, is a reaffirmation that the people of Nigeria love the APC and will continue to vote for the party at all elections.

“APC success at the Ekiti gubernatorial election is a defined signpost to an overwhelming victory and positive outing for our presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the forthcoming presidential election.

Asiwaju’s magic wand and general acceptance resonated once he mounted the podium to campaign for Oyebanji which eventually lead to his overwhelming victory”.

While describing Asiwaju Tinubu as a developmental democrat who is extremely passionate about the future of the people and the country, the group appealed to Nigerians to get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) to enable them vote the APC and elect the man who has the experience and ready to propel Nigeria to the path of economic prosperity and sustainable development.




The national political network championing the actualization of the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu – Indomitable Tinubu Support Organisation (ITSO) has assured Nigerians that an Asiwaju Tinubu presidency will ensure a positive turnaround and rekindled hope for a greater Nigeria.

This assurance was contained in a media statement signed by the ITSO Director-General, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun.

While expressing joy and satisfaction in the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the official flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 presidential election, the group congratulated the leadership of the APC for conducting a credible, free and fair primaries in a competitive level playing field for all the 23 aspirants, as democratically provided.

“We have no doubt in the capability and ability of Asiwaju to ensure economic prosperity, political and social development for the country. He is a man with wide experience and proven ability. We are hopeful of a prosperous and secured Nigeria”.

While congratulating Asiwaju Tinubu for emerging the APC flagbearer, Balogun saluted his courage and doggedness that against all odds he conquered a sitting VP, a serving senate president, five current governors, five ex-governors, an ex-minister, an-ex senate president and a host of others, to clinch the APC’s ticket.

“Tinubu’s genuine love, patriotic dedication and passionate zeal for Nigeria are the driving forces to ensure he keep striving even when all odds were against him. He is a man fully prepared for the job of nation building; who can ensure rapid economic growth, infrastructural development and peaceful co-existence in the country”

The group urged Nigerians to give him all the support to ensure he wins the 2023 presidential election so as to enable him replicate the rapid economic prosperity and development witnessed in Lagos state.