Previous Head of Service in Lagos State, Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu is dead.
Tinubu kicked the bucket in Abuja on Wednesday at 75 years old, after a short ailment.
An announcement marked by Mr Gboyega Akosile, Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, depicted Tinubu’s demise as an immense misfortune to the state and the country when all is said in done.
Sanwo-Olu identified with Tinubu’s family, the expired’s companions and partners, saying: “Alhaji Tinubu’s downfall came at a time the country and Lagos specifically required his abundance of experience the most.”
“As experienced manager per brilliance, we unquestionably will miss the late Alhaji Tinubu’s insight on issues of significance in the state common administration.”
The Governor said individuals of the state would consistently recollect the “commendable accomplishments” of the previous top government employee, who, he stated, served the state admirably for a long time before he rose to turn into the Head of Service.
Sanwo-Olu stated: “We can’t overlook the commitments generally Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu towards the professionalization of Lagos common administration. His journey for brilliance and model initiative were a sign of his natural stay.
“We mourn the Tinubu family, particularly our National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, spouse and offspring of the expired and the whole more distant families generally senior statesman.
“I implore that Almighty Allah award the late Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu Al-Janah Firdaus and award individuals from the family the backbone to endure the unsalvageable misfortune.”