By Danjuma Aliyu
Ahmed Tinubu, a former Senator and Governor of Lagos has taken to twitter to thank Nigerians who condoned with him over the loss of his first son, Jide.
The younger Tinubu, suffered a cardiac arrest on Wednesday.
“My son was a highly intelligent person with a vibrant personality and a zest for life,” Senator Tinubu tweeted four hours ago.
The APC national leader notbaly known as Asiwaju, said he was grateful for the love and humanity shown to his family,” he said
“Your reaction to my son’s passing has taught me that we can be a people of profound love and humanity when we want to be.
“People of every tribe, region, faith and every political affiliation have expressed their sympathy and extended to me brotherly embrace.
“Even those who don’t agree with me politically have shown strong support and care indistinguishable from that of my associates.
“This says so much about the innate goodness in all of us. For no matter what, we are not foes or enemies. We are all of one human stock. I wish I could bring my son back but I cannot.”
The former Governor of Lagos said “I want to especially thank President Muhammadu Buhari, VP Yemi Osinbajo, the state Governors, distinguished Senators, particularly Senate President Bukola Saraki, members of the House of Representatives, APC leaders and members and indeed all Nigerians.”