Oluwarotimi O. Akeredolu Jnr, the son of the immediate past Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, has revealed how his father died on Wednesday December 27.
In a statement released this evening December 27, the bereaved son stated that the former governor died in his sleep in Germany where he was being treated for prostate cancer. He added that his burial arrangement will be announced later.
The statement reads;
“He died peacefully departed in his sleep at a Hospital in Germany, where he was undergoing treatment for protracted prostate cancer. 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 has 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.”