The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has lost his son.
According to sources, the deceased identified as Jide Tinubu died suddenly on Wednesday.
“He was not sick. As at last night, he was full of life. But we leave everything to God,” the source said.
Henry Ajomale, chairman of the APC, confirmed the tragic incident and appealed to members of the party to commiserate with Tinubu.
Reacting to the sad development, President Buhari says he is deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of Jide.
President 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.
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.
Yakubu Dogara condoles with Tinubu
Meanwhile, the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has commiserated with the National Leader of All Progressive Congress.
In a statement signed by the Speaker, He said: “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”.
Dogara added that “it is saddening that a father buries his son. I can only imagine your pain and grief at this time”.
He, however, prayed that God almighty will grant the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.