Akeredolu remains arrive Nigeria - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Friday, January 5, 2024

Akeredolu remains arrive Nigeria

The body of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has arrived Nigeria.

Akeredolu's remains were brought into the country from Germany, where he passed away.

Reports had it that the plane conveying the body arrived at about 3:39 p.m, Friday January 5, 2024.

The wife of the late governor, Chief Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, his children, and siblings led by Prof. Wole Akeredolu, the immediate younger brother, received the body.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr. Tayo Ayinde; Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbi Talabi; and representative of Osun State Governor, Senator Demola Adeleke, also joined in receiving the body. 

Also, present at the airport to receive the body include, the Secretary to the State Government SSG, Princess Oladunni Odu, led some members of the state executive council to receive the body of the late governor.

Others include the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin and a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Gboyega Adefarati.

His family members, followers, friends, and associates could not control their emotions as the body of the late Governor was being lowered from the plane.

The former governor Akeredolu, passed away in Germany on December 26, 2023.

It was gathered that his remains have been deposited at the morgue until the final burial. 

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