TRAGEDY: Tinubu Dies At 75

Alhaji Rafiu Babatunde Tinubu, the former Head of Service, Lagos State ( Between 1999 and 2004) is dead.


He died in the early hours of Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at his residence in FCT, Abuja. He was aged 75.

NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that he will be buried on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Okesuna Cemetery, after a Janazah prayer at the Alausa Central Mosque, Alausa, Ikeja.
Alhaji Tinubu was born on Friday, July 7, 1944.

He was a graduate of Political Science from Howard University and Catholic University, Washington DC, USA where he bagged his B.Sc and M.Sc respectively.

He was briefly a lecturer at the University of Ife, before he joined the Lagos Civil Service where he rose to become a Permanent Secretary/Clerk of Lagos House of Assembly from January 14, 1992 to November 17, 1993 and later, Head of Service, from 1999-2004 when he statutorily retired.

He was also a member of the Federal Civil Service Commission, representing Lagos and Ogun States.

He was the Chairman of Tower Securities & Investment Company Limited. RB Tinubu is survived by his wife , Alhaja Munirat Folashade Tinubu and seven children.

Among his children are Mrs Rafiat Folashade Adetoun Awe, Mr Akintunde Ahmed Tinubu, Mr Lukman Tinubu, Jarinat Omotola Tinubu, Mikhail Olaoluwa Tinubu, Oluwakemi Halimat Tinubu and Oluwatosin Suratallab Tinubu.

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