How My Father Died, Akeredolu Son Finally Opens Up


Former governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, died in his sleep the son said in its first reaction to the death of the former governor of the Sunshine State.

The family speaking through his son, Oluwarotimi O. Akeredolu Jnr, in a statement late on Wednesday, December 27, the family further disclosed that plans for the burial of the former governor would soon be unveiled in consultation with the state government.

Noting how Akeredolu died, his son said:

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

“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,” the son said following disclosures on how Akeredolu died


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