Tinubu Pays Condolence Visit to Akeredolu’s Family, Olowo

.Describes late gov as a close ally, statesman who served his people with unshaken dedication

Deji Elumoye in Abuja 

President Bola Tinubu has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late former Governor of the State, Rotimi Akeredolu.

He also visited the palace of the Olowo of Owo Kingdom, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III.

Speaking on Wednesday at the palace of the Olowo of Owo Kingdom, the President, according to a release issued by his Media Adviser, Ajuri Ngelale, eulogized late Akeredolu as a statesman and a distinguished legal luminary who served his people with unwavering dedication.  

‘‘We lost an illustrious son. Akeredolu was very close to me and an ally. He was a son of the soil, and I have come to pay homage,’’ the President said.

He extended his prayers for the good health, progress, and prosperity of the traditional ruler and the community and thanked the people of Owo for their support to the bereaved family. 

Accompanied by the Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, President Tinubu also commiserated with the late governor’s widow, Betty, the children, and other family members

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