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Governor Akeredolu loses mother

Sep 15, 2022

Evangelist Grace Akeredolu, mother of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, is dead.


The Governor in a statement said his mother died in the early hours of Thursday  September 15, in her sleep. She was 90. 


“My siblings and I announce, with deepest regret and total submission to the will of the Almighty, the passing into glory of our adorable, dutiful and ever dotting mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu JP, this morning. She died peacefully in her sleep,” the statement read.


“Though saddened by the departure of Maami, the one Abiyamo we knew, we are consoled with the knowledge that, even as she transits to eternity, she will be guided by the strong hands of the angels of the light in which she dwelt during her eventful and fruitful sojourn on the terrestrial plane.


“Maami rest in perfect peace. Burial announcement will be made by the family,” he added.


The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, who also confirmed the passing of the nonagenarian in a statement, said she is survived by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other family members.