The cause of Jide Tinubu's sudden death revealed


The All Progressives Congress, APC, National leader's first son, Jide Tinubu, was reportedly dead at later hour of yesterday, a family source has now revealed what caused his sudden death, and how he died.

According to a family source account, who prefers to remain anonymous because of the sensitivity of the incident, said Jide suddenly collapsed and died from what was suspected to be a heart attack around 9 pm on Tuesday.

“However, after the incident, close family members rushed him down to hospital on Lagos Island where he was confirmed dead on arrival,” the source told journalists in Lagos.

He added that the tragic news was kept secret because the father, Bola Tinubu, was in Abuja for the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of his party, the APC.

Chairman of APC in Lagos, Otunba Henry Ajomale confirmed Jide’s death in a short statement he (Ajomale) issued on Wednesday.

“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 statement said.

Since the breaking of the news of the occurrence, some prominent and VIPs in the country have been sending their condolence messages -- it is heartbreaking for parents to bury their own children. May Almighty God grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.

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