This was stated by the former vice president in a statement from his Special Assistant for Public Communication, prank shaibuon Sunday, January 15, 2023.

Remember that tinubu he became the third civil governor in the history of Lagos when he took office on May 29, 1999, and has had three other successors, including Babatunde Raji Fashola, Akinwunmi Ambodeand the owner, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Although most of the developments in the state since the turn of the millennium are attributed to Tinubu’s initiatives and reforms, Atiku said the APC presidential candidate cannot claim to be Lagos’ best product.

According to Atiku, the late Lateef Jakande remains the best civil governor in Lagos history due to his legacy projects, including low-cost housing developments in various places in the state.

The statement read in part:Tinubu may not be the best product in Lagos. That title belongs to the late Lateef Jakande, who was a disciple of Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Jakande built the Lekki-Epe highway from scratch, effectively opening up the axis of the Lekki peninsula. Jakande built the Alausa Government Secretariat and Governor’s Office, Lagos State University (LASU) and the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ).

“He built all the low-cost housing units in Lagos. Some of the housing units include low-cost properties in Amuwo-Odofin, Ijaiye, Dolphin, Oke-Afa, Ije, Abesan, Iponri, Ipaja, Abule Nla, Epe, Anikantamo, Surulere, Iba, Ikorodu, Badagry.

“Jakande built all the general hospitals in Gbagada and Ikorodu, as well as LASUTH. He also built 20 health centers in the state. Jakande also built most of the primary and secondary schools in Lagos that are still standing today.

“Available records indicate that Jakande built 11,000 classrooms between March and August 1980 and by 1983 had built more than 22,000 classrooms with 40 students per class. The then governor, displaying his passion for education, established a Teacher Training College and a College of Education (COE).