Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Lateef Jakande"

    Again, Lagos postpones completion of light rail project — now 2022

Again, Lagos postpones completion of light rail project — now 2022

The Lagos state government has postponed the projected completion of the Blue Line Light Rail project from Marina to Mile 2.Abiodun Dabiri, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) managing director, said the government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alstom SA, a French multinational to complete the project.The project, which was proposed in 1983, was the brainchild of Lateef [...]

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    THE QUESTION: Are low-cost private schools the solution to Lagos’ education problems?

THE QUESTION: Are low-cost private schools the solution to Lagos’ education problems?

Lateef Jakande, the first civilian governor of Lagos state is regarded as an icon of good public education in the state, after the order of Obafemi Awolowo’s free education. As far back as 1979, Lagos state had an education deficiency that led Jakande to construct the much-maligned makeshift classrooms, which his critics branded “chicken pens”.Despite criticism, Jakande went on to build at [...]

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    Jakande: Cancellation of metro line a disservice to Nigerians

Jakande: Cancellation of metro line a disservice to Nigerians

Lateef Jakande, the first civilian governor of Lagos state, says the cancellation of metro line is a disservice to the Nigerian people.The father of many firsts, as he is fondly called, made this known while responding to questions from newsmen at the launch of a book, Jakande: Leadership is Action, written in his honour.Jakande was asked if Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressive [...]

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