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Gov. Aiyedatiwa Declares Three-day State Mourning In Honour Of Akeredolu

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Gov. Aiyedatiwa Declares Three-day State Mourning In Honour Of Akeredolu

By Daniel Dafe

In a solemn declaration, the Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has announced a three-day period of State mourning in honour of the late Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON, former Governor of Ondo State, who died in the early hours of Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

This was contained in a statement signed by Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State.

According to the statement, “this period of mourning, with fasting and prayer, takes effect from Thursday, December 28 to Saturday, December 30, 2023.”

Adding: “Also, all national flags are to be flown at half-mast in reflection of the mood of the State for seven days.”

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The Governor also announced the suspension of State government ceremonies during this period of mourning.

Meanwhile, condolence registers have been opened at the Governor’s Office and the Government House in Akure, as well as State Liaison Offices in Lagos and Abuja.

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