On Thursday 11th of February, 2021, Second Republic Lagos State Governor Lateef Kayode Jakande peacefully passed on.
It is important to emphasis that Jakande made history as the first civilian governor of Lagos State between October 1, 1979, and December 31, 1983, would have been 92 in April.
His last hours on earth were recalled by his children Jakande’s children Deji, a former member of the House of Representatives and Seyi, in separate interviews with Nations Newspaper correspondents.
“He will be buried tomorrow (today) after the Jumat Service, before 4 pm at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi.”
“There was no sign that anything was going to happen to him. After breakfast, he went back to sleep and woke up for lunch. He was fond of reading newspapers. He never got tired of reading. Baba’s idea of governance is totally different from what is obtained today.