Akeredolu’s Final Moments Revealed As Son Makes Demands

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Jr., son of Ondo State’s late governor, has spoken out about his father’s demise.

In a statement posted Wednesday evening, Akeredolu Jr. revealed that his father died following a lengthy fight with prostate cancer.

The late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who bore the same name as his son, was said to have died in a German hospital.

Akeredolu Jr. said that his late father died peacefully in his sleep.

“He [Governor Akeredolu] died peacefully in his sleep at a hospital in Germany, where he was undergoing treatment for protracted prostate cancer,” the late governor’s son said.

“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,” he added.

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.