February 23, 2024

Photos: Akeredolu buried in Owo

Photos: Akeredolu buried in Owo

Photos by Dayo Johnson, Akure

The remains of the late governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, have been interred at his country home in Owo, in the Owo council area of the state.

The late Akeredolu, who died in Germany on December 26, last year, was conveyed to his hometown for his final burial.

He was 67. His corpse arrived in the state capital on Wednesday and was received by the state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa and members of the executive council for his onward journey to his Owo country home the same day.

Eminent Nigerians, led by President Bola Tinubu, eulogised the virtues of the late Governor Akeredolu.

President Tinubu, who was represented by the Vice President, Kashim Shettima, led state governors, ministers, chieftains of the ruling All Progressive Congress, top government functionaries and other important personalities to the funeral service, held at the Saint Andrews Cathedral Church in Imola, Owo, Ondo State.