Oluwarotimi O. Akeredolu (Jnr), son of former Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has revealed in a statement, how his father died.
According to him his father died peacefully and departed in his sleep at a Hospital in Germany, where he was undergoing treatment for protracted prostate cancer.
Lucky Aiyedatiwa was immediately sworn-in as Akeredolu’s successor in Akure, the capital of Ondo State.
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“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 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 course,” he added.