The immediate past Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission and special adviser to Lagos state governor on commerce, 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
His family and associates in sports circle has confirmed his death.
Tinubu, who was certified healthy during the screening carried out before the start of the novelty games, suddenly collapsed and died.
The novelty 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 to commerce from sports during during the recent cabinet shake up carried out by the Lagos State government.