Buhari greets Ex-Lagos Gov,, Jakande at 90


Osinbajo with Lateef Jakande as Buhari hails the ex-Lagos Governor at 90

By Ismaila Chafe

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with a former Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, who turns 90 on Tuesday.

In a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday, Buhari congratulated Jakande for courage in pursuing a vibrant career in journalism and leaving a lasting legacy in politics and governance.

The president joined family, friends, professional and political associates in celebrating the milestone with the former governor and Minister of Works, whose sacrifice and large-heartedness saw the implementation of many development projects in Lagos State.

Buhari cited programmes, such as free education and low cost housing with many beneficiaries, as some of the legacies of Jakande.

He particularly extolled Jakande for his liberal and progressive policies in education and health, which culminated in the…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria