The first son of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progessives Congress (APC), is dead.
The son, Jide Tinubu, reportedly died in the early hours of today, November 1.
Confirming the sad news, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara released a statement condoling with Tinubu over the death of his son.
Dogara in the statement said, the death came as a rude shock.
“I commiserate with our national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the demise of his son Jide.
“I was shocked to receive the sad news of the sudden death of Deji Tinubu. The late Jide 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.
“I pray God almighty to grant you and your family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”