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 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 (1993–98).
Alhaji Latest Jakande will be remembered for his great work while he was in office as the executive Governor of Lagos State. He would forever be referred to as the builder of the State.