Yesterday, news broke that the first son of APC National leader and former governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu’s son passed away
A member of the Tinubu family has revealed the manner in which Jide Tinubu, first son of the APC national leader, Bola Tinubu, died.
According to Daily Post, Jide suddenly collapsed and died from what was suspected to be a heart attack around 9pm on Tuesday, October 31.
The 43-year old who was an accomplished lawyer, was said to have complained of chest pain before he suddenly collapsed.
However, after the incidence, close family members rushed him down to hospital on Lagos Island where he was confirmed dead on arrival.
The family member who preferred anonymousity said.
He added that the tragic news was kept secret because the APC national leader was in Abuja for the National Executive Committee meeting of his party.
However, Chairman of APC in Lagos state, Otunba Henry Ajomale, confirmed Jide’s death in a short statement sent to party members on Wednesday, November 1.
It’s 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 text message read.
Prominent Nigerians and politicians have been sending condolence messages to Tinubu following the tragic news.