The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Kwara State Governor, Abdurahman AbdulRasak and the Vice Chairman of the Forum and Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde have paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu
The Ondo State governor died at the age of 67 in the early hours of Wednesday.
While speaking with newsmen, Governor AbdulRasak described the death of Akeredolu as a sad affair.
AbdulRasak stated, “We will just continue to pray that his soul rest in peace, may God give the family the fortitude to baar the loss, it’s indeed a great loss for the nation.
In his remarks, Governor Seyi Makinde said, “I have lost a personal friend, brother, somebody we have been in the trenches together.
“When we were going to set up Amotekun, he was pivotal to it and when we took the decision for a southern presidency, himself and former governor of Anambra, chaired the meeting at the Delta State Government House.
“This is somebody who was a courageous individual, he doesn’t mince words, he says it as it is, he speaks truth to power, it’s a big loss for me personally, and for the Southwest, we will still continue to internalize it.