Governor Ambode’s Special Adviser, Deji Tinubu Slumps, Dies During a Football Game


Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Commerce and Industry has slumped and died.

Mr Tinubu who was said to be playing football with other members of the State
Executive Council after the end of the second day of the ongoing Retreat for Permanent Secretaries, directors and executives members late Thursday in Epe when he slumped and died.

Government sources reported that he suddenly shouted during the football match and then slumped and later died.
Governor Akinwumi Ambode’s cabinet and the entire state government has been thrown into mourning at the news of his death

Tinubu was the Chairman, Lagos Sports Commission and Special Adviser to the Governor on Sports. He was later made the Special Adviser on Sports alone after the sports commission chairman was given to another by Ambode.
At the recent Cabinet reshuffle by Ambode, he was redeployed to Commerce and Industry as Special Adviser before his death.
May his soul rest in peace.

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