Nigerian Concord Newspaper
•Receives Oniju-Odo, Organised Labour On Condolence Visit
More dignitaries have continued to visit Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, over the death of his mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Akeredolu (JP).
The Oniju of Iju-odo, Oba Festus Olumoyegun; the Organised Labour in Ondo State; Local Government Vice Chairmen; Senatorial candidate of the APC In Ondo Central Senatorial district, Niyi Adegbonmire (SAN); and Mr. Diran Iyantan were among the early callers at the Kopindogba residence of the Late Lady Evangelist Akeredolu on Saturday.
They were received by Governor Akeredolu, his wife, Chief Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, and siblings.
Oba Olumoyegun described the deceased as an achiever who witnessed the successes of her children before passing on to eternal glory.
The monarch disclosed that his decision to visit the Governor in Ibadan to identify with him was hinged on the various achievements of the Governor in Ikaleland.
He promised to support the Governor in giving his mother a befitting burial.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Ondo State, Comrade Sunday Oluwole Adeleye, who led the delegation of Organised Labour, congratulated the Governor for surviving his mother.
“We are here to celebrate with you that you survive your mother. We rejoice with you that you are the one burying your mother and not the other way round. We share in your grief,” Adeleye said.
Governor Akeredolu appreciated the monarch and the organised Labour for finding time to pay him a condolence visit.
The Governor described his late mother as a prayer warrior who served God wholeheartedly in her lifetime.