The pioneer Chairman of League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), Alhaji Lateef Lawal, popularly known as Latlaw has died following an accident.
Latlaw died on Saturday evening, following an accident in Ota, Ado-Ado-Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
He has since been buried according to Muslim rites at his residence in Ota.
Latlaw before his untimely death, was an aviation correspondent for the defunct Nigerian Sketch from where he retired and form an industry magazine, Nigerian Aviation News.
He wrote a book titled: “The turbulent years of Nigeria Airways” on the rots in the national carrier before the airline was dissolved by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration.
He pioneered the publishing of online aviation news magazine in Nigeria.
Latlaw travelled widely and attended many courses on aviation reportage both in Nigeria and overseas.
He was a repertoire of knowledge of aviation industry in Nigeria, Africa and Middle East.