TOP LAGOS POLITICIAN, LANRE RAZAK IS DEAD
Chief Lanre Razak, a top leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State and member of Governor’s Advisory Council is dead.
Razak died at Reddington Hospital in Lagos at the age of 74 after a brief illness.
Gboyega Akosile, chief press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, confirmed this in a tweet on Saturday, August 15.
According to Akosile, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, condoled with the family of the former council chairman of Epe local government area (LGA), who was popularly known as KLM.
Governor Sanwo-Olu in a condolence message said the deceased, in his lifetime stood for what is right, always championing policies that would lift the lot of the poor masses.
Sanwo-Olu added that the late Razak did not hide his love and support of his administration especially the Babajide Sanwo-Olu's T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda.
“I am saddened by the death of one of our political leaders in Lagos APC, Chief Lanre Razak. He was a loyal party man and committed democrat, with a deep understanding of the state’s political landscape. He was an extremely loyal politician, who did his best for our party, the All Progressives Congress,” Sanwo-Olu said.
“Chief Razak served his people and Lagos State passionately as Chairman of Epe Local Government Area and Commissioner of Public Transportation.
“He brought a lot of development to Epe as a council boss and also made a lot of positive contributions to turn around public transportation in Lagos during his tenure as member of the State Executive Council.
“Chief Razak was a great politician, a strong party man and an advocate of masses oriented programmes. His support for our T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda was exemplary. He always propelled us to do more for the people of Lagos State.
“There is no doubting the fact that he would be missed by the entire political class, particularly the people of Epe, the Lagos East Senatorial District and the State as a whole.”