News reaching us now that the immediate past Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu is dead.
According to Thisday, Tinubu who is also a former board member of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, slumped and died while playing football at the retreat organised for Lagos Commissioners and Special Advisers with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode present at the event in Epe.
The family and associates in sports circle confirmed his death.
Tinubu, who was certified healthy during the screening carried out before the start of the novelty game, suddenly collapsed and died.
The game was aimed at ensuring none of the government officials had such misfortune.
Until his death Thursday, Tinubu was Gov Ambode’s special adviser on commerce.
He was moved from sports to commerce during the cabinet shake up carried out just recently.
Source: UC News