Emotions ran high as the remains of Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was committed to mother earth at Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi, Lagos on Tuesday.
Tinubu slumped and died last Thursday while playing a novelty football match in Epe, during the retreat of the Lagos State Executive Council.
Earlier, a funeral service was held for him at the City of David parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Victoria Island.
Dignitaries At the church service to honour the popular sports administrator include wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, former Governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, NFF President Amaju Pinnick and members of the State Executive Council, among others.
In a brief remark during Tuesday’s final burial service, Gov. Amosun described the late Mr. Tinubu as a brilliant individual whom he admired a lot.
The governor said it was quite painful that Mr. Tinubu died on his birthday, January 25.
Deji Tinubu until his death, Special Adviser Commerce and Industry to the Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode.