Breaking: Iroko Tree Has Fallen in Ondo, As Akeredolu gone too soon.
It was a sad moment in this critical time in the history of Ondo State as political Iroko Tree has Fallen as the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu is dead.
A multiple sources within the state government confirmed to our reporter on Wednesday morning that Akeredolu died in Lagos.
SaharaReporters learnt that he was managed by State House doctors up to his death because they could not fly him abroad.
“Akeredolu is dead; he died in Lagos,” the source said.
“They were looking for dialysis machines to be sent to his secret location in Lagos last week.”
He was 67 years old.
The ailing governor returned to Nigeria in September following a three-month medical leave in Germany and only recently proceeded on another one after he was directed by President Bola Tinubu to hand over power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.
His deputy, Aiyedatiwa has been standing in as Acting Governor.
Following his return to Nigeria in September, Akeredolu stayed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and tried to govern his state from there, leading to public outrage.