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My father died in his sleep – Akeredolu’s son breaks silence, releases statement

Oluwarotimi, the son of the deceased Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has revealed that his father passed away peacefully in his sleep in Germany.

The news of Akeredolu’s demise emerged on Wednesday following his battle with illness.

However, Oluwarotimi Jnr is now sharing that the late governor passed away while undergoing treatment for prostate cancer in Germany

. Oluwarotimi also mentioned that the details of the burial arrangements for his father would be announced soon.

The statement reads: “He died peacefully and departed in his sleep at a Hospital in Germany, where he was undergoing treatment for protracted prostate cancer. While we are deeply saddened and devastated by his departure, we find solace in the understanding that as he transitions to eternity, he will be guided by the benevolent hands of the angels of light, with whom he resided during his remarkable and fruitful journey on Earth.

“During this challenging time, we sincerely appreciate everyone who has stood by us and extended their support since the news broke. We humbly request your prayers and support, while also asking for privacy as we navigate through this trying period.

“Details regarding the burial arrangements will be announced by the family and the State Government in due course.”

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