The national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday lost his son, Jide Tinubu, who was over 40 years old, to the cold hands of death.
It was gathered that the late Jide, graduated from University of Liverpool, England, where he studied law. After his graduation, he obtained a Masters degree in Maritime Law from the University of London and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1999.
Confirming his demise, the chairman, APC Lagos State chapter, Henry Ajomale, urged Nigerians and members of the party to commiserate with the Lagos State former governor.
“It is 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.”
The party chairman prayed that God grant them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss. May the rest of the departed son Rest In Peace.
Before his demise, the late legal practitioner had served as Promoter of TSL Limited and also worked in the Legal Department of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited from January 2000 to September 2001.
Prior to this, he had brief stints with Cargo Maritime in Paris, France, a firm of shipbrokers that specialized in petroleum product tankers, and Ocean and Oil Services Ltd.