Ambode’s Special Adviser, Deji Tinubu Dies While Playing Football

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Updated January 26, 2018
File Photo: Deji Tinubu

Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Deji Tinubu, has died.

Tinubu was said to have slumped and died on Thursday, while playing a match with fellow participants at the ongoing retreat of members of the state executive council and permanent secretaries at the Jubilee Chalets, Epe.

Doctors and nurses rushed to give him first aid and he was immediately taken to the General Hospital, Epe where he was confirmed dead.

Tinubu was sworn in as Special Adviser on Sports and Chairman of the State’s Sports Commission on October 19, 2015.

He was recently moved to take up his new portfolio.