December 27 2023

“My fearless brother,” Tinubu reacts as Akeredolu died of prostrate cancer

President Bola Tinubu has reacted to passing away of Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu who died of prostrate Cancer in Germany, described him as a fearless brother

President Bola Tinubu has reacted to the passing away of Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu.

The state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, confirmed that Akeredolu died hours ago after the news went viral on social media.

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In a statement he personally signed, President Tinubu described the deceased as a fearless and upright defender of truth.

“Today, I mourn a fighter and fearless defender of truth and the masses…brother, confidant, political soulmate, and the Executive Governor of Ondo State.”

“Rotimi was a man of ideas and action. While he was with us, he taught us the power of action and service.

“In Ondo State, where he had the honour to serve as the governor over the past six years, he served his people with absolute loyalty, dedication, and forthrightness,” Tinubu said.

Akeredolu was Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN); was former president of Nigerian Bar Association; former Attorney General of Ondo State; second-term Governor of Ondo State.

“Rotimi has played his role well and left us untimely. We will never see his likes again. Let me tell the people of Ondo State that I am grieving with you. We will honour Rotimi’s memory and make sure his legacy of service is never forgotten,” President Tinubu continued.

The Mail reported that former Speaker of House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, passed away early hour of Wednesday December 27.