Former House of Representatives members, Oyetunde Oladimeji Ojo, and Hakeem Abiodun Muniru, Prince Aremo Fuad Akiolu, was among the dignitaries that attended the 5th year remembrance of the first Executive Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Rafiu Jafojo.
Other dignitaries at the event include Hon Abiodun Rahmon, Lagos Island, Prince Nurudeen Adeleye of Osoja Royal Family Ikeja among others.
The late Bakare Jafojo died April 23, 2016, after a brief illness in Lagos.
The remembrance organized by late Jofojo children Hajia Bola Jafojo-Adeoti; Olota of Ikeja land, Chief Adesoji, Adeniyi and Adewale Jafojo, was held at his residence in Ikeja under strict Lagos state governmentâ€™s guidelines on Coronavirus pandemic.
In his remark, Adewale who was the former Chief of Staff to the Speaker of Lagos State stated that their father will forever be remembered.
â€œToday marked 5 years our Dad died, just like yesterday, he will forever be remembered, a great icon, an elder statesman, and a man who lived his life serving humanity with honesty.â€
â€œAs the first Executive Deputy Governor of Lagos State, alongside former Governor, late Lateef Kayode Jakande, they left a blueprint for the state which their successors are building on.â€
â€œDaddy sleep on and sleep well. Forever loved. Forever missed. Forever in our hearts.â€
L-R: Former House of Reps member, Hakeem Abiodun Muniru; Hon Abiodun Rahmon; Oba of Lagos son, Prince Aremo Fuad Akiolu; Adewale Jafojo; another former reps member, Oyetunde Oladimeji Ojo, during a public lecture organized in honour of late Rafiu Jafojo on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Ikeja, Lagos.
L-R: Adeniyi; Adewale, Hajia Bola Jafojo-Adeoti; and Olota of Ikeja land, Chief Adesoji Jafojo, during a public lecture organized in honour of late Rafiu Jafojo on Friday, April 23, 2021 in Ikeja, Lagos.