Jakande, popularly known as Baba Kekere, died on Feb. 11 at the age of 91.
Talking all over the condolence confer with at the historical governor’s space in the Ilupeju space, Sanwo-Olu said that the quality of leadership that Jakande exhibited is presumably no longer quantified.
He said that the first civilian governor used to be a tight and humble man, who used to be at peace with humankind.
In keeping with him, his tenacity, kindness, esteem for the unlucky, accurate empathy, unravel to make certain the other folks he ruled got the very handiest, are the testimonials that folk smooth consider.
”Alhaji Jakande scored several firsts that even subsequent governors have not been ready to compare.
”I say here with all sense of humility that certainly, he had been a builder of our time, a particular person that laid the muse of a Lagos that each one in all us are making an try and looking for to assemble and set layers on and his exist can no longer be effortlessly quantifiable.
”We can completely settle on solace in the incontrovertible fact that he had lived a upright lifestyles, he had been a really first charge man, a really humble man and he had reflected what appropriate humanity is all about.
”It’s a source of inspiration to all of us, it is miles a clarion call for all of us which may presumably be in position of leadership now to mediate and deem on how also would we be remembered after our time.
”So, we are here to commiserate again with the family, succor them, to pray with them and to claim to them that certainly at this attempting time, we may presumably be with them,” he said.
The governor said that the total citizens of Lagos understood and appreciated the sort of icon, elder statesman Jakande used to be.
”May perchance presumably well presumably moreover his soul proceed to leisure in peace and the memories he had left for all of us will proceed to linger for a really very prolonged time and the experience, the learning that now we occupy taken, we is no longer going to throw away.
”We can proceed to preserve in concepts him for upright. We can proceed to claim that Lateef Kayode Jakande used to be a upright man that lived in our time,” he said.