The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has lost his son, Jide.
This was contained in a message from the chairman of the party in Lagos State, chief Henry Ajomale.
The message read thus: ‘It’s with regrets that I inform you of the demise of Mr. Jide Tinubu, the Son of Our dear and esteemed Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.’
APC United Kingdom confirmed the sad news on Twitter.
Jide, said to be in his late 30s, was a legal practitioner.
He once worked with Mobil Nigeria.
Buhari condoles Tinubu
President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of Jide Tinubu, eldest son of the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu.
President Buhari in a telephone call Wednesday to Asiwaju Tinubu on behalf of the Federal Government and his family offered his deepest condolences to the Tinubu family over the loss of Jide.
Describing the transition of Jide as “sad and painful,” the President said that the nation has been denied the services and potentials of the resourceful lawyer.
He prayed that God will grant the Tinubu family, friends and associates the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss, and comfort all who mourn the passage of the promising gentleman.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
November 1, 2017