Senator Representing Lagos East, Gbenga Ashafa, has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of Mr. Jide Tinubu, Son of National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju bola Tinubu.
Ashafa, in a statement signed by his Legislative aide, Tope Atiba, and issued to pressmen on Friday, described the late Jide as a “hardworking gentleman who was so full of life and ideas.”
The Senator had earlier in the week, led a group of Southwest Senators to condole with Asiwaju Tinubu at his Abuja residence.
Ashafa further prayed for the repose of the soul of the late Jide and wished the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
In his words, “My heart & prayers are with Asiwaju and his family at this time of grief. May the soul of Mr. Jide Tinubu Rest In Perfect Peace.”
Some of the Senators who accompanied Ashafa to pay their condolences included Senator Adeyeye (Osun Central), Senator Babajide Omoworare (Osun East), Senator Solomon Olamilekan (Lagos West), Senator Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo North), Senaotr Monsurat Sumonu (Oyo Central) and Senator Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo South).