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Ex-Lagos state Governor, Lateef Jakande is dead

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A former Lagos state Governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead.

His death was confirmed by the current Governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

According to him, Jakande died on Thursday morning in Lagos.

“With gratitude to God for a worthy life well spent in the service of Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity, I announce the death of a patriotic statesman and the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande.

“Baba Jakande’s record of service as a leader of remarkable achievements in Lagos State will remain indelible for generations to come.

“On behalf of the Government and people of Lagos State, I want to express my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, and friends of Baba Jakande.

“May Allah grant him Aljanat Firdaus, Aamin,” Sanwo-Olu tweeted.

On Thu, Feb 11, 2021, 12:56 PM Chidinma Nwosu [email protected] wrote:
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Former Governor of Lagos state, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead.

The Governor of Lagos, Babajide-Sanwo-Olu who confirmed his death in a tweet via his Twitter account said Jakande died on Thursday morning in Lagos.

“With gratitude to God for a worthy life well spent in the service of Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity, I announce the death of a patriotic statesman and the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande.

“Baba Jakande’s record of service as a leader of remarkable achievements in Lagos State will remain indelible for generations to come.

On behalf of the Government and people of Lagos State, I want to express my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, and friends of Baba Jakande.

“May Allah grant him Aljanat Firdaus, Aamin,” he said.

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