BREAKING: Former Lagos Governor, Lateef Jakande, Is Dead
Former Lagos State Governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead.
He reportedly died on Thursday at the age of 91.
Jakande, popularly known as Baba Kekere, was the governor between October 1, 1979 and December 31, 1983.
He was a former journalist who became governor of Lagos State and later Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime between 1993 and1998.
He was well respected and widely regarded as the best governor in the history of the state. He introduced housing and educational programmea targeted at the poor.