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Buhari condoles with Tinubu over first son’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of Jide Tinubu, eldest son of the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Buhari and TinubuPresident Buhari in a telephone call on Wednesday to Asiwaju Tinubu on behalf of the Federal Government and his family offered his deepest condolences to the Tinubu family over the loss of Jide.

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Mr. Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, said Buhari described the transition of Jide as “sad and painful.”

The President said that the nation had been denied the services and potentials of the resourceful lawyer.

He prayed that God would grant the Tinubu family, friends and associates the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss and comfort all who mourned the passage of the promising gentleman.

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The late Jide Tinubu was a graduate of the University of Liverpool, England. He obtained Master Degree in Maritime law from the University of London and was called to Nigerian Bar in 1999.

Dogara condoles with Tinubu over son’s death

DogaraYakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday commiserated with the family of Bola Tunubu over the death of his first son, Jide Tinubu.

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Dogara conveyed the condolence message via a statement issued in Abuja.

“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 Jide Tinubu.

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“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,” the Speaker said.

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Atiku returns from Foreign trip, commiserates with Tinubu

Former Vice President and frontline All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Atiku Abubakar has expressed shock and anguish over the sudden death of Jide, the son of his political colleague and friend, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

In a personal message by the Waziri Adamawa, Atiku commiserates with the Tinubu family counselling them not to lose faith in the will of Allah despite the oddity of the present pain and challenges they may have found themselves in.

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“Nothing happens in this world without the will of Allah. How long we live or when to die is all ordained by the Almighty. But it’s most heart-breaking for any parent to bury his or her own child. I pray that Almighty Allah would grant the Asiwaju and Senator Remi, his wife, and the rest of the family the fortitude to bear this huge loss”, Atiku said.

The former Vice President also called on men and women of goodwill, friends and associates to rally round the Tinubus in prayers as they brave their moment of grief and loss of a dear family member.

“My family and I are deeply saddened over the death of this and promising young man. We are touched and are praying fervently that our brothers and sisters who are suddenly bereaved would pull through this difficult time with trust and faith in the Creator who gives and takes at His command.”

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The Waziri Adamawa prays that Allah (SWT) will comfort Asiwaju Tinubu and his family and grant the soul of the departed al Jannah firdaus.

Meanwhile, Atiku arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday, 01 November 2017, at the end of a business trip overseas. This is believed to be the reason for his Absence at the ruling party’s NEC meeting on Tuesday.

Aregbesola, Ajimobi, Ashafa, others commiserate with Tinubu over son’s death

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Aregbesola who condoled with Tinubu via his official Twitter handle, said “I am left shell shocked by the news of the demise of Jide Tinubu. My thoughts and prayers are with our National leader @AsiwajuTinubu.”

On own his side, Ajimobi who issued a statement through his Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka, 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.

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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.”

Similarly, senator representing Lagos East at the National Assembly, Gbenga Ashafa, tweeted, “My heart & prayers are with our leader Asiwaju @AsiwajuTinubu and his family at this time of grief. May the soul of Mr. Jide Tinubu R.I.P.”

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Also, Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu, who is currently representing Ikeja Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly said “He was such a wonderful soul. Good Night, dear cousin,”


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