Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Passes Away at 67.
A shadow of grief has fallen upon Ondo State as Governor Rotimi Akeredolu passed away today, December 27, in Lagos. He was 67 years old.
Governor Akeredolu had been bravely battling both leukemia and prostate cancer for a long period. After seeking treatment in Germany earlier this year, he returned to Nigeria in September. However, his health journey continued, leading to a brief medical leave in Nigeria in December. Ultimately, surrounded by family and loved ones, the Governor succumbed to his illness.
A renowned lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Akeredolu was elected Governor of Ondo State in 2016, winning re-election in 2020. His administration focused on infrastructural development, security, and economic growth.
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Akeredolu was not only a political leader but also a cherished family man. He leaves behind his wife, Betty, beloved children, and grandchildren.
The news of Governor Akeredolu’s passing has sent shockwaves through Ondo State and the nation. Tributes have poured in from political leaders, colleagues, and ordinary citizens, all acknowledging his contributions and expressing profound condolences to his family and the people of Ondo.
May his soul rest in peace.
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Ondo State in Mourning As Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Passes Away at 67.
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