Engr. Nurudeen Adeyemi Balogun has described the death of the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande as a great loss of leadership legacy in Nigeria. This was contained in a condolence message released to the press in Ilorin.
“Sadly, Nigeria has lost another pillar of visionary leadership legacy in Nigeria. Alhaji Lateef Jakande was an exemplary leader with uncompromised long term interest in the development of Lagos State.”
“For over forty years now, Jakande’s development achievements remain the bedrock upon which Lagos master plans will continue to be developed. His one-term tenure as Governor of Lagos viz a viz his legacies will ever remain point of reference for incoming generation of leadership in the state.”
Truly, Baba Jakande will be remembered as a public servant, who feel secured anytime and enjoyed absolute confidence in public trust”.
“It is our hope that he would be immortalized in principles. May God grant Baba Aljanatul Firdaous”, he prayed.
*ENACT MEDIA TEAM*