The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, and his wife, Oluremi, have lost one of their in-laws, Dr. Kolapo Akande, who passed on at the age of 72.
Akande was the husband of Lola, the sister to Oluremi, and the current Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, and Co-Operatives.
As gathered, death of the commissioner’s husband came barely 24 hours after a Lagos lawmaker, Olayiwola Olawale, popularly called Omititi, was laid to rest amid tears from family members and supporters from Mushin Constituency 02, following the arrival of his body from Jos, Plateau state where he had joined President Muhammadu Buhari to flag off the party’s presidential campaign rally.
The death of the commissioner’s husband, according to civil servants on Thursday, partially halted activities within the ministry with some of the staff visiting the family’s home to commiserate with them.
A staff that joined the team of mourners who visited the commissioner revealed that immediately the news of her husband’s death filtered in, Akande’s supporters particularly among the
Death of the septuagenarian was confirmed by the bereaved wife in a short telephone interview with newsmen in the state.