Tuesday March 02, 2021 2:06 AM

Jakande turned down offer to become President, Tinubu claims

Former Governor of Lagos State and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju BolaTinubu has revealed that Lateef Jakande rejected the offer to become president.

Tinubu lauded the first civilian of Lagos, saying that he is the most progressive individual who lived.

Tinubu made this commendation on Friday at the eighth day fidau for the Jakande at his Ilupeju residence.

He said: “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.

“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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