Former Lagos Governor, Lateef Jakande Passes On

By The Nigerian Voice
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The First Executive Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead.

The former Minister of Works passed on Thursday morning in Lagos at the age of 91.

He was 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 (1993–98).