It was a rude shock to Nigerians yesterday especially members of All Progressive Congress when the death news of Jide, the first son of APC chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was announced.
However, the manner in which Jide Tinubu, first son of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, died has been revealed.
According to a member of the Tinubu family, who craved anonymiy, Jide suddenly collapsed and died from what was suspected to be a heart attack around 9 pm on Tuesday.
“However, after the incidence, close family members rushed him down to hospital on Lagos Island where he was confirmed dead on arrival,” the source told journalists in Lagos
The news of Hide’s death was kept secret from his father who by then was attending APC NEC meeting in Abuja.
Chairman of APC in Lagos, Chief Henry Ajomale later announced the news through a press release, “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.