The first executive governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Lateef Jakande is dead.
The formal governor died on Thursday morning in Lagos at the age of 91.
Jakande, a former journalist became the governor of Lagos State from October 1,1979 – December 31, 1983. He also served as the Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime from 1993 -1998.
The ex governor brought a lot of development to Lagos in line with the five cardinal programmes of the Unity Party of Nigeria founded by a former Premier of the Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
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