Deji, ONDOCCIMA commiserate with Akeredolu over mother’s death

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The Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, has commiserated with the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu  over the demise of his mother, Evangelist Grace Akeredolu.Mrs Akeredolu passed away on Thursday, in her sleep at the age of 90 years.In a statement personally signed by the monarch and made available to our correspondent on Friday, by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Adeyeye Michael, Aladelusi said though, it was painful that mama had left, “it is however worth celebrating because she had left to join the triumphant saints.”

Aladelusi who is the Chairman of the Ondo State Council of Obas, described mama’s life as an enviable one, for being a pillar and a true reflection of a worthy disciple of Jesus, both in words and character.

He said , “Late Evangelist Akeredolu, was no doubt a devoted Christian leader in all ramifications. She epitomized the godly character of a virtuous woman during her life time.”

Similarly, the Ondo State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture has joined other Nigerians  to condole with Governor Akeredolu over the death of his mother.

The President of ONDOCCIMA, Mr Olumide Araoyinbo, in a statement he personally signed, described the passing of the Akeredolu’s matriarch as a huge loss, not only to the family but to the entire state.

Araoyinbo said he and the entire business community in Ondo State, pray to God to grant the governor and the entire Akeredolu family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

“On behalf of myself, the executive and the entire members of the Ondo State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, I join other mourners around the world to condole with our amiable governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, and the entire Akerdolu family over the death of their dear mother.

“Her death at this time is no doubt a huge loss, not only to the family but to the entire Ondo State. Though death is a necessary end, but we take solace in the fact that mama lived a good life filled with many legacies.

“For us, her passing is a celebration of life and we believe that the heavens have gained another angel. Our hearts are with you over the loss of your doting and devoted mother and we pray that God shall give you and your family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”

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