LAGFERRY MD Balogun Honoured With NIMN Fellowship

The Managing Director, Lagos Ferry Services Company, Hon. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun has been honoured with Fellowship Member by the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN).
Balogun, who became NIMN's Associate Member in 2004, earned the Fellowship Member on Tuesday, November 10, after rising steadily through studies and practices to Full Membership status in 2008. 

He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics from the Lagos State University (LASU), PGD in Marketing from International Academy of Marketing, Masters in Business Administration from LASU and MBA degree in Leadership and Sustainability.

He is a member of various professional bodies which includes - Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria; Professional Member of the Certified Marketing Communication Institute of Nigeria and Professional Member of the Global Marketing Network, United Kingdom.
He is also a graduate of Entrepreneurship from the FATE Foundation School of Entrepreneurship.
The LAGFERRY boss, who is a native of Ilorin, Kwara State was born in Ajegunle, Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State, forty five years ago.
He was elected as an Honourable Member of Parliament, to represent Ajeromi – Ifelodun Constituency 02 at the Lagos State House of Assembly in 2011 where he served on the House Standing Committees on Finance, Environment, Agriculture, Rural Development. 
He was a member of the Ad-hoc Committee for Constitutional Amendments which drafted the famous ‘Lagos Position’ in 2014.

Balogun, as a legislator, led the sponsorship of the Health Insurance bill, fashioned after the famous Obamacare, which gave birth to Lagos State Health Management Agency.

He is the brain behind the annual Festival of Football Academies – Leg Lagos Challenge and sits on the board of Lagos State Boxing Association.

Balogun was the Founding Director of non-profit policy think-tank, the Economic Club, Nigeria and Co-Founder of a democratic and parliamentarian watchdog, Legislative Advocacy and Impact Faculty. He is the President of ‘Baqi Foundation, a non-governmental organization.

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