The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has mourned the passing of Hon. Lateef Raji.
In a statement by spokesman of the party in the state, Jose Igbokwe, the party says:” It is with heavy hearts, deep sorrows and tears that we mourn the devastating loss of our loyal, dedicated and strong pillar in APC, Hon. Lateef Raji who died on Sunday August 13 2017.
“Lateef Raji was a dedicated servant of our great Party whether in AD, AC, ACN or APC. He was a progressive par excellence, a thinker, scholar and a great soldier of ideas in politics”
“Lateef served His Excellency Babatunde Raji Fashola as Special Adviser Information & Strategy and gave a powerful and excellent good account of himself in actions and deeds. Few months ago he was appointed a member of the board of the Lagos Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC. He died after working with others to conclude the recent Lagos LGA elections.
“Lagos APC sympathizes with the families of Alhaji Lateef Raji and ask Allah, the most beneficent, the most compassionate, and the most merciful to give them the courage and fortitude to bear the great loss”
“Lagos APC will definitely miss Lateef Raji’s deep intellectual disposition, intelligence, energy and integrity he brings to bear in the discharge of any assignment given to him. Rest in peace Lateef Raji.”