Oluwarotimi, the son of the late
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has disclosed that his father died
peacefully in his sleep in Germany.
The news of Akeredolu’s death
broke on Wednesday after undergoing illness for a while.
But, Oluwarotimi Jnr disclosed
that the late governor died while receiving treatment for prostate cancer in
In a statement he signed,
Oluwarotimi said the burial arrangement of the deceased would soon be made
The statement reads: “He died
peacefully and 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
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