A former Governor of Lagos State between October 1, 1979 and December 31, 1983, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead.
Jankande, who is the first civilian governor of Lagos, reportedly died on Thursday at the age of 91.
Alhaji Jakande, also known as Baba Kekere, brought a lot of development to the state in the area of housing and infrastructure.
Jakande is a former journalist who became governor of Lagos State and later Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime.
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