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Ondo Govt declares 3 days of mourning for Akeredolu

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Ondo Govt declares 3 days of mourning for Akeredolu

The Ondo State government has declared three days of mourning in honor of the late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ebenezer Adeniyan, has ordered that national flags be flown at half-mast across the state to pay tribute to the former governor.

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See the full statement below:

PRESS STATEMENT
DECLARATION OF STATE MOURNING IN HONOUR OF ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU, SAN, CON

In a solemn declaration, the Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has announced a three-day period of State mourning in honour of the late Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON, former Governor of Ondo State, who died in the early hours of Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

This period of mourning, with fasting and prayer, takes effect from Thursday, December 28 to Saturday, December 30, 2023.

Also, all national flags are to be flown at half-mast in reflection of the mood of the State for seven days.

The Governor also announced the suspension of State government ceremonies during this period of mourning.

Meanwhile, condolence registers have been opened at the Governor’s Office and the Government House in Akure, as well as State Liaison Offices in Lagos and Abuja.

May the soul of our late leader rest in perfect peace, Amen.

Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State.

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