VIDEO: ‘Remarkable Soul,’ Tinubu Pays Final Respects To Late Akeredolu

Aketi, as he was fondly called by friends and admirers, wore many hats and was acknowledged by many of his contemporaries as a dogged leader with unbending personal convictions


President Bola Tinubu led dignitaries on Friday to pay their final respects and bid farewell to the late governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

The governor, aged 67, died after a prolonged health battle.

During the funeral service at St Andrews Church, Imola Street, Owo, Vice President Kashim Shettima who represented Tinubu described the late Akeredoluas as a ”remarkable soul and a dedicated individual who cared deeply about the welfare of his people.

”A man whose legacy is edged in the battles he fought on behalf of the people, leaving an indelible footprint on the shores of our shared history.”

”There was no point in life where his voice shook in telling his truth,” he said.