Akeredolu’s burial rites: February 15 to 25 in Ibadan, Akure, Owo


The family of former Governor of Ondo State, late Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has slated February 23 for his burial.

This is contained in a burial arrangement released by the deceased eldest son, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, in Ondo on Monday.

Akeredolu died on December 27, 2023 at a German Hospital following a protracted illness.

The arrangement specified that the burial rites would begin from February 15 to 25 in Ibadan, Akure and Owo.

“The lying in state would be held on Wednesday February 21 at the State Sports Complex in Akure and the funeral service would be held on February 23 at St Andrews Church, Owo to be followed by interment later in Owo.

“The entire Akeredolu family wishes to extend our deepest appreciation to all those who extended their condolence and support to us during this trying time.

“Your love and kindness serve as powerful catalysts, strengthening our unshakeable faith in God Almighty and reaffirming our commitment to serving humanity.

“As we prepare to celebrate the life of a man who embodied numerous admirable qualities and left an indelible mark, we humbly request your prayers, support, and encouragement.”


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