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Atiku’s aide describes Tinubu as worst civilian governor in Lagos historical past

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Shaibu mentioned this in an announcement on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

In line with him, the perfect governor of Lagos is Lateef Jakande who ruled the state from 1979 to 1983.

Shaibu mentioned, “Tinubu can’t be the perfect product from Lagos. That title belongs to the late Lateef Jakande who was a disciple of Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Jakande constructed the Lekki-Epe Expressway from scratch, successfully opening up the Lekki Peninsula axis. Jakande constructed the Alausa Authorities Secretariat and Governor’s Workplace, the Lagos State College (LASU) and the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ).

“He constructed all of the low-cost housing models in Lagos. A number of the housing models embrace low value estates at Amuwo-Odofin, Ijaiye, Dolphin, Oke-Afa, Ije, Abesan, Iponri, Ipaja, Abule Nla, Epe, Anikantamo, Surulere, Iba, Ikorodu, Badagry.

“Jakande constructed all the overall hospitals in Gbagada and Ikorodu in addition to LASUTH. He additionally constructed 20 well being centres within the state. Jakande additionally constructed a lot of the major and secondary faculties in Lagos that also stand in the present day.

“Out there data acknowledged that Jakande constructed 11,000 lecture rooms between March and August 1980 and by 1983, he had constructed over 22,000 lecture rooms with 40 pupils per class. The then governor, in exhibiting his ardour for training, established a Trainer Coaching School and a School of Schooling (COE).”

He mentioned Jakande declared free training in any respect ranges regardless of inheriting an empty treasury from the army.

He maintained that Jakande was such an excellent administrator whose tenure as a governor remained a yardstick for good governance in Lagos.

All these he achieved in simply 4 years. Moreover, till his loss of life, the late Jakande lived a modest life round Coker Avenue, Ilupeju and refused to nook the sources of the state”, he mentioned.

Shaibu additional questioned Tinubu’s achievements in Lagos, saying the previous governor’s declare that he elevated the state’s Internally Generated Income from N600 million in 1999 to N5 billion has been fact-checked to be false.

Shaibu mentioned, “Tinubu additionally claims Lagos was “a jungle, an uncivilised place” when he took over in 1999. That is pure falsehood since Lagos was the headquarters of the inventory trade and the non-public sector because the Sixties.

“His declare that all the state had only one ambulance when he took over in 1999 can also be unattainable to consider and is specious at greatest.

“Tinubu’s technique is predicated on falsehood. He paints a grim image of Lagos he inherited, describing the state as a jungle after which exaggerates the little achievements he made in his eight years in workplace however Nigerians should not be fooled.”

He additional argued that Tinubu’s successors, Babatunde Fashola, and Akinwunmi Ambode did a a lot better job in Lagos.

“Tinubu continues to take credit score for the work of others regardless that he himself was a failure in authorities. He counts 1999 to 2023 as his tenure as Lagos State governor, due to this fact,appropriating the achievement of different governors after which guarantees to hold out their exploits on a nationwide stage”, he mentioned.

He concluded that if after 23 years, Lagos nonetheless doesn’t come up within the high 30 most habitable cities in Africa, there isn’t a assure that Tinubu’s administration would fare higher in Aso Rock.