Tinubu Visits Owo Monarch, Says It’s Difficult To Fill Akeredolu’s Vacuum

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Former Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will be hard to replace, according to President Bola Tinubu.

President Tinubu also said the legacy of Akeredolu would endure forever.

Tinubu spoke in Owo, Owo local government area when he visited the town to commiserate with the Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye, over the death of Akeredolu.

Tinubu said it was honourable to depart the world when the ovation was loudest.

He said: “This sentiment should inspire us to live each day with purpose, to pursue our goals with determination, and to leave behind a legacy that will be remembered fondly by those whose lives we have touched.

“He truly embodied courage and fearlessness, especially in his relentless pursuit of good governance. I can only describe him as a fearless fighter, his unwavering commitment to the welfare of his people and his courageous nature will always be remembered.”

Oba Ogunoye, on his part, described the late Akeredolu as a true democrat who had an unwavering commitment to democratic principles and practices.

President Tinubu was accompanied by Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Ekiti State Governor, Abiodun Oyebanji, Ondo State Deputy Governor, Dr Olayide Adelami, Speaker House of Assembly, Olamide Oladiji, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Prince Segun Omojuwa, amongst others.

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