Elder statesman and first civilian governor of the state, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, will be buried on today.
This was announced by the Committee of Friends of the ex-governor, who died on Thursday.

Also, one of his sons, Deji, confirmed that Jakande will be buried at 4 pm on Friday.

In a released statement, Jakande’s friends said there would be pre-burial prayers at the deceased residence at the Ilupeju area of Lagos State.

The statement was signed by a former Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University, Prof. Abisogun Leigh, Kamal Giwa, Prince Bayo Oshiyemi, Alhaji Gani Owolabi Dada, Mrs. Omolara Abeke Vaugh, and Alhaja Latifat Gbajabiamila.

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