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Rafiu Jafojo 6 things you need to know about late ex-Dep. Gov.

Until his death, he was a member of the ruling party after defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party.

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The late Rafiu Bakare Jafojo is not one that has been out of politics after emerging the first Deputy Governor of Lagos State.

Until his death, he was a member of the ruling party after defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party.

Here are some facts about the late politician, who is scheduled to be buried in few hours.

Rafiu Bakare Jafojo served as deputy to Alhaji Lateef Jakande on the return of the country to civil rule in 1979 to 1983.

He celebrated his last birthday in his Lagos home in December 2015, when he turned 80.

He died after a brief illness in his Lagos home.

Jafojo is known to be a staunch supporter and advocate for agriculture as means of employment.

He was the first Deputy Governor in the state Secretariat in alausa.

He became a deputy governor under the Unity Party of Nigeria then moved to Alliance for Democracy after which joined Peoples Democratic Party and later defected to the All Progressive Congress before his death.

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