Ondo Govt unveils programme for Akeredolu’s burial

Rotimi Akeredolu, the former governor of Ondo, who died after a long battle with prostate cancer in a German hospital, would be laid to rest on February 23.


A copy of the funeral timetable shown that the remains of the former governor would be buried at his hometown of Owo


The burial programmes released by the state government read, “FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Aketi, SAN, CON. 15th – 25rh February, 2024. Thursday 15 – Crusade, Akure; Friday 16, Jumat Service, Akure; Monday 19, February 2024 – Valedictory Service & NBA Tributes, Ibadan.


“4pm – Service of Songs @ All Saints Church, Jericho, & Jacob and Grace chapel, Ologun -eru simultaneously; Tuesday 20 – Commendation Service @ 10 am all saints church Jericho. & Lying in State @ his residence-Jericho Ibadan; Wednesday 21, Ondo state programme @ Akure from 10am.



“Thursday 22.Service of Songs @ Owo, 4-7pm; St. Andrews church Owo; Friday 23, Funeral Service @ 10 am, St.Andrews church, Owo; Reception @ Mydas hotel; Sunday 25 – Thanksgiving Service @10 am,st. Andrews church Owo.”



Meanwhile, the governors of the six Southwest Nigerian states—Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Ogun, and Ekiti—who are members of the South-West Governors Forum announced that they would work with Aiyedatiwa and Akeredolu’s family to arrange a dignified funeral for the former governor.


The governors noted that the Forum had sent the same message to the late governor’s family through Governor Dapo Abiodun, who accompanied three other South-West governors on a condolence visit to the late governor’s family at their Jericho, Ibadan residence.


It declared that in order to accomplish their goal, a joint committee will be formed.

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