Former Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead.
He was 91.
He died on Thursday.
While confirming the development, Governor Babajide sanwo-olu in a tweet on his official Twitter handle expressed his condolence to the family of the late Nanogenarian.
“On behalf of the Government and people of Lagos State, I want to express my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and comrades of Baba Jakande.”
“May Allah grant him Aljanat Firdaus, Aamin.”
Jakande, aka Baba Kekere, brought a lot of development to Lagos as governor between October 1, 1979 and December 31, 1983, 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.