BREAKING: ‘Devastating’, Akeredolu’s Son Reveals How Father Died

Dec 27, 2023 | Uncategorized

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Akure, Ondo state The immediate past governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, died in his sleep.

This was stated by his son, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Jnr, in a statement he issued on Wednesday evening, December 27, The Nation newspaper reported.

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Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) is no more. Photo credit: Rotimi Akeredolu Aketi
Source: Facebook

Akeredolu: “Our patriarch has departed”, family confirms

His son, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Jnr, said this on the late governor’s Facebook official page on behalf of the family.

According to the statement:

“He died peacefully departed in his sleep at a Hospital in Germany, where he was undergoing treatment for protracted prostate cancer.

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“While we are deeply saddened and devastated by his departure, we find solace in the understanding that as he transitions to eternity, he will be guided by the benevolent hands of the angels of light, with whom he resided during his remarkable and fruitful journey on Earth.

“During this challenging time, we sincerely appreciate everyone who has stood by us and extended their support since the news broke. We humbly request your prayers and support, while also asking for privacy as we navigate through this trying period.

“Details regarding the burial arrangements will be announced by the family and the State Government in due course.”

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Source: Legit.ng

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