The All Progressives Congress APC said it received the sad news of the death of Jide Tinubu, the son of the former governor of Lagos State and the Party’s National Leader, Sen. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, “with great shock and grief”.DO YOU NEED A JOB? IF YES, CLICK HERE
The statement added: “In this moment of grief, the Party offers its sincere condolence and deepest sympathy to His Excellency and other immediate family members over the painful loss.
May the outpouring of sympathy and the comfort in knowing that the late Jide’s death is felt by many, help the family through this difficult time.We pray Almighty Allah (SWT) grant the late Jide eternal rest”.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has condoled with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Bola Tinubu, over what he called the depressing news of the death of his son, Jide.
In a statement by his Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka, the governor expressed regrets that the cold hands of death have snatched another promising and ebullient young man.
Ajimobi described the sudden death of the APC national leader’s son as not only shocking but also, unfortunate and disheartening.
The governor said: “My dear Asiwaju, please accept my heartfelt condolences. On behalf of myself, family and the good people of Oyo State, I pray that God will give you the strength and courage to bear this monumental loss.
“My thoughts and prayers are with you in this trying period. With Jide’s death, the country has lost another shining star and future leader. May the Almighty comfort his wife, children and the entire family.”
In a tweet by @APCUKingdom, the party prayed for the repose of the soul of the son of the national leader of the ruling APC.
“It’s with regrets that we inform Nigerians of the demise of Mr. Jide Tinubu, the Son of Our dear and esteemed Leader, @AsiwajuTinubu. RIP”.
In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the party said it is always never easy to lose a child or loved one, especially when they are taken rather too soon.
The statement reads: “The All Progressives Congress (APC) has received the sad news of the death of Jide Tinubu, the son of the former governor of Lagos State and the Party’s National Leader, H.E. Sen.. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, with great shock and grief.
“It is never easy losing a child or any loved one. Indeed, it is hardest when they are taken from us too soon. Many who met the late Jide Tinubu, who was a lawyer, fondly described him as cerebral, industrious and full of life.
“In this moment of grief, the Party offers its sincere condolence and deepest sympathy to His Excellency and other immediate family members over the painful loss. May the outpouring of sympathy and the comfort in knowing that the late Jide’s death is felt by many, help the family through this difficult time.
“We pray Almighty Allah (SWT) grant the late Jide eternal rest.”
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has commiserated with national leader of the APC, ￼Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, over the death of his first son, Jide Tinubu.
This is contained in a statement he personally signed Wednesday evening.“I commiserate with our national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the demise of his son Jide”, it read.
“I was shocked to receive the sad news of the sudden death of Deji Tinubu.
“The late Deji was a lawyer of high repute who cut his teeth in the maritime sector and was hardworking and enterprising.
“It is saddening that a father buries his son. I can only imagine your pain and grief at this time.