Lateef Jakande
Ex- Lagos state Governor

The former Lagos State Governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead.

Lagos Governor Babajide-Sanwo-Olu, who confirmed his death via his Twitter account in a tweet, said Jakande died in Lagos on Thursday morning.

“With gratitude to God for a worthy life well spent in the service of Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity, I announce the death of a patriotic statesman and the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande.

“Baba Jakande’s record of service as a leader of remarkable achievements in Lagos State will remain indelible for generations to come.

“On behalf of the Government and people of Lagos State, I want to express my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, and friends of Baba Jakande.

“May Allah grant him Aljanat Firdaus, Aamin,” he said.

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