Lateef Jakande

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Lateef Kayode Jakande (23 July 1929 – 11 February 2021) was a Nigerian journalist and politician. He became governor of Lagos State in Nigeria from 1979 to 1983. He was later Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime from 1993 to 1998. Jakande was born in Lagos Island, Nigeria.[1][2]

Lateef Kayode Jakande
Governor of Lagos State
In office
October 1979 – December 1983
Preceded byEbitu Ukiwe
Succeeded byGbolahan Mudasiru
Minister of Works
In office
November 1993 – March 1995
Succeeded byAbdulkareem Adisa
Personal details
Born(1929-07-23)23 July 1929
Lagos Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Died11 February 2021(2021-02-11) (aged 91)

Jakande died on 11 February 2021 in Lagos, aged 91.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lai Olurode (21 July 2009). "Lateef Jakande at 80". The Guardian. UK. Archived from the original on 15 February 2022. Retrieved 23 December 2009.
  2. "His Excellency Alhaji Lateef Kayaode Jakande, Governor of Lagos State". Library of Congress Pamphlet Collection - Flickr. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  3. First Civilian Governor Of Lagos State, Lateef Jakande Dies At 91