Immortalise Deji Tinubu, Lagos Assembly tells Ambode


The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday urged Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to immortalise Mr Deji Tinubu for his achievements in the field of sport in the state.

Newsmen report that Deji Tinubu, who died on Thursday, had served as Ambode’s Special Adviser on Sports and Chairman of the State’s Sports Commission.

He was moved to become Special Adviser to Ambode on Commerce and Industry in a cabinet reshuffle two weeks before his death.

Deji Tinubu

The 54-year-old football enthusiast slumped and died during a novelty football match in Epe on the sideline of a retreat for Lagos cabinet members, permanent secretaries and directors of ministries.

The Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, said his death was shocking.

“There is a need to write to the governor to commiserate with him.

“We also appeal to the governor to immortalise him in the area of sport within our facilities in…

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