Professor Tunde Samuel, one of the trusted ally and top political strategist for Nigeria’s presidential hopeful, Bola Tinubu, is dead.
Samuel, a member of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Lagos State, is a prominent member of the influential Governor Advisory Council (GAC), the elite group that determines who becomes what in Lagos APC politics.
Platforms Africa reports that Samuel died just three months after he celebrated another birthday.
He died on the evening of Wednesday, 16 February, 2022.
Professor Samuel was the pioneer Provost of the Lagos State College of Primary Education which has just been upgraded to the Lagos State University of Education.
He has, in November, 2021, celebrated a birthday amidst commendations by Lagos politicians.
“Whatever ways people have been describing Prof. Tunde Samuel, an experienced Educationists and Administrator,
“A worthy member of the Lagos State Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), Former Chairman, Governing Council of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED),
Former Provost of Lagos State College of Primary Education (LASCOPED),
“Undoubtedly and befittingly deserves the accolades showered on him as a proven Pathfinder, an Untainted Progressive, a Quintessential Leader, a Trusted Grass rooter, a Visionary Personality, a Solid Mobilizer, a Stabilizer” ~the State Executive Council eulogized Samuel during his birthday.
“Indeed, you have proven yourself as a bulwark of democracy, a quintessential leader, a true servant of the people, a role model, particularly to all young progressive politicians in Lagos State and in Nigeria at large.
Through clear actions and deeds, you have unambiguously demonstrated high values and contributed immensely to the development/stability of our noble party and Lagos State”, the Lagos State Executive Council extols the classic diehard progressive leader.