Former Governor of Lagos, Lateef Jakande is dead



 

The first Executive Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande is dead.

Jakande, one of the most visionary and dynamic state governors Nigeria ever produced died aged 91.

 

The late ex governor is renowned for  building several infrastructural facilities in Lagos.

 

Wikipedia notes that  Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande is a former journalist who became governor of Lagos State in Nigeria from 1979 to 1983, and later was Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime.