Browsing: Lateef Jakande

Whenever history repeats itself for good, cymbals accompany resounding ovations – like the joy of a soccer cup game win. But, oftentimes when history catches man on the wrong foot, grief trails destruction – like the outstanding incompetence of the retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari’s regime in securing lives and property.

Prince Oyinlola, in a statement on Thursday on the death of the first civilian governor of Lagos State, described the deceased as a true definition of a progressive, who was honest to the values he espoused.

With case studies from Curitiba & Quito in Brazil, TransMilenio in Bogota, Columbia and other successful BRT operations in Europe, the Integrated Transport Planning Limited in partnership with Sub Sahara Africa Transport Planning, under the guidance of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, came up with the Lagos BRT-LITE Scheme covering a distance of 22km from Ketu on the Mainland to CMS in Marina on the Island.

Contemporary crop of leaders have valuable lessons to be drawn from the personal life and leadership qualities of Alhaji Lateef Jakande, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said on Tuesday in a glowing tribute to his predecessor and first civilian governor of the State.

Agbaje promised to follow in the footsteps laid by Second Republic Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, whom he praised for making landmark innovations in the educational system and provision of infrastructure like potable water and roads.