The remains of the late Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has been returned to Nigeria from Germany, where he died in December 26 while receiving treatment for cancer.
The plane conveying the body arrived at about 3:39 p.m. at the Akure Airport on Friday, January 5, 2024.
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, Prince Dapo Abiodun, 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.
Also present at the airport were: 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.
Family members, followers, friends, and associates could not control their emotions as the body of the late Governor was being lowered from the plane.