Former Head of Service in Lagos State, Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu is lifeless. Tinubu died in Abuja on Wednesday on the age of 75, after a quick sickness.
An announcement signed by Mr Gboyega Akosile, Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu described Tinubu’s dying as an enormous loss to the state and the nation normally.
Sanwo-Olu sympathized with Tinubu’s household, the deceased’s buddies and associates, saying: “Alhaji Tinubu’s demise got here at a time the nation and Lagos specifically wanted his wealth of expertise essentially the most.”
“As skilled administrator per excellence, we definitely will miss the late Alhaji Tinubu’s counsel on issues of significance within the state civil service.”
The Governor mentioned folks of the state would at all times bear in mind the “laudable achievements” of the previous high civil servant, who, he mentioned, served the state meritoriously for 26 years earlier than he rose to turn out to be the Head of Service.
Sanwo-Olu mentioned: “We are able to’t neglect the contributions of late Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu in direction of the professionalisation of Lagos civil service. His quest for excellence and exemplary management have been an indicator of his earthly sojourn.
“We condole the Tinubu household, particularly our Nationwide Chief, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, spouse and kids of the deceased and your entire prolonged households of late elder statesman.
“I pray that Almighty Allah grant the late Alhaji Rafiu Tinubu Al-Janah Firdaus and grant family members the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”