The National leader of the All Progressive Party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has lost his first son, Jide on Wednesday.
Confirming the news on Phone to Punch, Lagos State Chairman of the APC, Chief Henry Ajomale, said.
“I can confirm to you that Asiwaju lost his oldest son today…”
Meanwhhile, Following this sudden sad news that has befallen the Bola Tinubu household, several dignitaries and most especially chieftains from APC has gone on to sympathise with the party chieftain on the loss that befalll him.
Reacting to the news, Speaker, House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara on Wednesday expressed his symphaty to the party top Chieftain.
“I commiserate with our national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the demise of his son
“I was shocked to receive the sad news of the sudden death of Tinubu’s son.
“It is saddening that a father buries his son. I can only imagine your pain and grief at this time.
I pray God almighty to grant you and your family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.” He said.
Prior his demise, Jide a lawyer, served as Promoter of TSL Limited and also worked in the Legal Department of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited from January 2000 to September 2001.
Late Jide graduated as a law graduate of the University of Liverpool, England. There he obtained a Masters degree in Maritime Law from the University of London and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1999.
Prior his death, the late lawyer had brief work with Cargo Maritime, Paris, France, a firm of shipbrokers that specialize in petroleum product tankers, and Ocean and Oil Services Ltd.
Up until the time of this report, the cause of his death has not been released.
May his soul rest in Perfect peace.