The Lagos State Government has expressed shock and disbelief within the sudden demise of Mr. Deji Tinubu, the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives.
He was aged 54.
The authorities in a press release signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, stated it has reached out to members of Deji Tinubu’s instant household to commiserate with them on the loss.
“We are still in shock. All of us at the State Executive Council are in disbelief. He was a good and committed patriot who brought his passion to his job. He was a gentleman who maintained excellent team spirit. We shall miss him,” Bamigbetan stated.
Bamigbetan stated the late soccer fan slumped whereas taking part in 5 apart match with fellow members on the ongoing retreat of members of the state government council and everlasting secretaries on the Jubilee Chalets, Epe.
Doctors and nurses rushed to present him first support and he was instantly taken to the General Hospital, Epe the place he was confirmed lifeless.
An post-mortem is anticipated to be carried out whereas burial preparations can be introduced by the household.
Deji Tinubu was the son of late Kafaru Tinubu, certainly one of Nigeria’s foremost cops. He is survived by an aged mom, Bintu Tinubu and spouse, Yemisi.
Tinubu was sworn in as Special Adviser on Sports and Chairman of the State’s Sports Commission on October 19, 2015.
He was not too long ago moved to take up his new portfolio.