Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has joined his party chieftain Bola Tinubu to mourn the demise of his son Jide.

Tinubu, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), lost his first son Jide on Wednesday.

Buhari put a telephone call through to Asiwaju Tinubu on behalf of the Federal Government and his family to offer his deepest condolences to the Tinubu family over the loss of Jide.

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The president described Jide’s death as “sad and painful” and added that the nation had been denied the services and potential of the resourceful lawyer.

The late Jide Tinubu was a graduate of the University of Liverpool, England. He obtained a Masters Degree in Maritime law from the University of London, and was called to Nigerian Bar in 1999.

The cause of his death is unknown at the time of this report.

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