The body of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi
Akeredolu, has arrived in 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. on 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 a
representative of Osun State Governor, Senator Demola Adeleke, also joined in
receiving the body.
Also present at the airport to receive the body are the
Secretary to the State Government SSG, Princess Oladunni Odu, and some members
of the state executive council.
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 had been deposited at the
morgue until the final burial.
A family member dislcosed hat the details of the burial
arrangements would be announced soon by his family.
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