AKEREDOLU’S FAMILY RELEASES BURIAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR FORMER ONDO GOVERNOR
Written by Oyebamiji Idowu on January 23, 2024
Ondo State awaits the final send-off for its former governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, who passed away on December 27th, 2023, after a courageous battle with prostrate cancer. In a statement released recently, the Akeredolu family confirmed the burial date as February 23rd, 2024, igniting preparations across the state for a somber yet momentous occasion.
Akeredolu’s tenure as governor was marked by unwavering dedication to public service and a passionate pursuit of progress for Ondo. His legacy of infrastructural development, economic revitalization, and unwavering commitment to good governance is woven into the fabric of the state. Now, in the face of his passing, Ondo prepares to honor his memory with a dignified and impactful farewell.
While details about the specific burial arrangements are still unfolding, one thing is certain: the outpouring of grief and respect for Akeredolu transcends political lines. From government officials and community leaders to everyday citizens, countless voices share heartfelt tributes and fond memories of a man who tirelessly championed the betterment of his people.
The February 23rd burial promises to be a poignant confluence of mourning and celebration. While Ondo grieves the loss of its Lionheart, as he was affectionately known, it will also take time to commemorate his achievements and the indelible mark he has left on the state’s trajectory. Public remembrance programs, memorials, and expressions of solidarity are anticipated, weaving a tapestry of tribute that reflects the profound impact Akeredolu’s life had on Ondo.
As the days leading up to the burial unfold, Ondo State prepares to say a final goodbye to its beloved leader. With hearts heavy with grief but brimming with gratitude for his service, the community unites in its resolve to honor Akeredolu’s memory and ensure his legacy continues to inspire and guide the state on its path towards ever-greater prosperity.
Source: Jordan105.5fm News Bulletin