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Jakande refused to be Nigeria President – Tinubu


The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has spoken on how the former governor of Lagos State, late Lateef Jakande, refused to be Nigerian President by rejecting the offer to run for presidency.

Tinubu said this on Friday at the fidau for the deceased at his Ilupeju residence, describing the first civilian governor of the state as the most progressive individual who has ever lived in Nigeria.

Noting that, Late. Jakande’a love for humanity and wellbeing of Nigerians is unprecedented. While x-raying the for governor’s position on the quest for power.

Asiwaju made it known that Lateef Jankande refused the presidential seat even when it’s clear he has the potential of being the number one citizen of the country.

“Jakande refused to become president. He said ‘I don’t want to be president in the midst of chaos’.

“We are lucky to draw from his fountain of wisdom and knowledge.

According to Asiwaju Bola Hammed Tinubu, the records of Alhaji Lateef Jakande can never be broken because he laid all the foundation of the Lagos of today and nobody has done as much as he has done for the state.

“We can’t beat his records because he is already a martyr but we will pursue our dreams and mission with our vision.”


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