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BREAKING: Former Lagos State Governor Is Dead

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A former Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, has been confirmed dead.

His death was announced by Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who said ”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 venerable statesman, outstanding politician, public administrator and the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande,”.

He was the governor of Lagos state between October 1, 1979 and December 31, 1983. He later became Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime (1993–98).

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