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Sad! Ambode’s Sports Adviser, Deji Tinubu Slumps, Dies Playing Football

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Sad! Ambode’s Sports Adviser, Deji Tinubu Slumps, Dies Playing Football

Late Deji Tinubu (5th from Left) earlier on Thursday when he joined his Colleagues at the ongoing Excos and Permanent Secretaries Retreat…

Confirmed reports reaching BlackBox Nigeria has it that Mr Deji Tinubu, the Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is dead.

BBN gathered from reliable sources that Mr Deji showed no symptoms of being sick as he joined his colleagues at the ongoing Excos and Permanent Secretaries Retreat. He joined in playing the football match on Thursday before he slumped. It was learnt that he was immediately rushed to General Hospital, Epe where he was later confirmed dead.

Deji Tinubu, who was the former Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission and Special Adviser to the Governor on Sports is a nephew of the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He was the son of late Chief Kafaru Oluwole Tinubu and Chief Bintu Fatima Tinubu, the Iyalode of Lagos. He was also the younger brother of Wale Tinubu, the Chief Executive Officer of Oando.

In a recent reshuffle of cabinet by Governor Ambode, late Deji Tinubu was removed as Sports Adviser and given a new post as Special Adviser on Commerce and Industry, the position he held till his death on Thursday.

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