The death has been announced of a devout Islamic and community leader and politician in Lagos State, Alhaji Prince Jimoh Kareem–Laka Orelope
He was aged 101.
He was born to Akeja Oniyanru and Olugbede Royal families of Lagos State on the 25th of February, 1913.
Pa Jimoh Laka would be remembered for his philanthropic gestures to the less privileged and his commitment to community development and the propagation of the Islamic faith.
A politician of high repute, he is survived by wife, children, grand children and great grand- children among who is the incumbent deputy Governor of Lagos State, Her Excellency, Hon. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire.
Pa Laka will be buried Friday in accordance with Islamic rites.