Akeredolu’s Body Arrives Nigeria, Received by Family, Governors

The body of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has arrived Nigeria.
The plane conveying the body arrived at about 3:39 p.m yesterday.


A statement obtained from the Facebook profile of the spokesperson of the ex-Governor, Richard Olatunde stated that the late Governor’s remains were brought into the country from Germany, where he passed away.


The body was received by his wife, Chief Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, his children, and siblings led by Prof. Wole Akeredolu, the immediate younger brother.


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr. Tayo Ayinde; Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, who was also represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbi Talabi; and representative of Osun State Governor, Senator Demola Adeleke also joined in receiving the body.


Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin; a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Gboyega Adefarati, and some members of the Ondo State Executive Council, led by the Secretary to the State Government, Princess Oladunni Odu, were also present at the airport to receive the body of the former Governor.


Family members, followers, friends, and associates could not control their emotions as the body of the late Governor was being lowered from the plane. Late Governor Akeredolu passed away in Germany on December 26, 2023.


His remains have been deposited in the morgue until the final burial.
Details of the burial arrangements will be announced by the family at a later date.

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