Death Strikes as Lagos Commissioner and Tinubu's In-Law Loses Husband

Death Strikes as Lagos Commissioner and Tinubu's In-Law Loses Husband

  • Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate in 2023 presidential, has been thrown into another mourning as he lost his husband-in-law to the cold hands of death
  • Kolapo Akande is the husband to Oluremi Tinubu and Lagos commissioner for commerce, industry and cooperatives, Lola Akande
  • Kolapo's death will be the third in a roll within the APC family in Lagos since Tuesday when Tinubu flagged off his presidential campaign in Jos

Island, Lagos - Oluremi Tinubu, the wife of Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has lost an in-law, Kolapo Akande.

Kolapo is married to the sister of Oluremi Tinubu, Lola Akande, who is the current commissioner for commerce, industry and cooperatives in Lagos state, PM News reported.

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Kolapo Akande died at the age of 72.

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Kolapo's death was confirmed by a top source close to the Akande family.

The source said the commissioner's husband died on Wednesday night, November 16.

According to sources, Kolapo has been sick for a while now for an undisclosed ailment.

Both Akande and Tinubu's families have been thrown into mourning because of his death.

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The death of the commissioner's husband is coming a few days after the Lagos APC family lost 3 of its prominent figures.

Abdul-Sobur Olawale, an APC lawmaker in the Lagos state house of assembly slumped and died in Jos at the presidential campaign flag-off of the party.

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Chief Juliana Dupeola Awodogan, popular as 'Iya Oniyan, also died on the same day that Olawale's death occurred, Tuesday, November 15.

2023 election: Why Tinubu might not be able to do 2 of 7 CAN’s demands earlier reported that CAN has hosted Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the APC, at an interactive session to make him understand the plight of Nigerian Christians.

The body of Christ then presented seven demands before the presidential hopeful should in case he wins the 2023 presidential election.

However, the former Lagos state governor might not be able to achieve two of the seven demands while two others already existed in the Nigerian constitution.


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