Newsbreak: Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu is dead

By Ologeh Joseph and Samuel Ogunsona

The Governor of Ondo State,Rotimi Akeredolu is dead.

Irohonoodua was informed that Akeredolu died 2am on Wednesday morning at a German Hospital.

Family sources said he died of leukaemia and prostrate cancer.
Akeredolu, a lawyer and former President Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, fought a bitter struggle with cancer spanning over 10 years. He was aged 67.

His wife is a cancer survivor. Akeredolu’s mother died September 2022.

The death of Akeredolu is expected to put an end to the political crisis in Ondo State where his supporters had waged a tense struggle with the Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

A reliable source said the body of the former Governor would be flown to Nigeria before the new year for burial.

Akeredolu haile from Owo, in Ondo State.

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