We lost visionary leader, dogged fighter — Ondo Speaker
By Josephine Oguntoyinbo
The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Olamide Oladiji has described late Governor Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu as a courageous and visionary leader.
Oladiji in a condolence message signed by his SA media,Dr Sehinde Fanokun described Governor Akeredolu as a leader who devoted his life and times to the service of humanity.
“He demonstrated leadership when occasion demanded.
“As a fearless and courageous leader, the late governor stood his ground in the defence of his people when threatened by insecurity, culminating in the birth of the Amotekun Security network.
“Aketi as fondly called was a strong advocate of power shift to the South in his life-time”
The Speaker noted that Akeredolu as a visionary leader touched every sector of Ondo State in his developmental projects such that everyone is a living testimony of his good work.
“The talk and do governor lived by his words even in the face of tyranny.”
Mr Speaker expressed his condolences to the people of Ondo State, the late governor’s wife, Betty-Anyanwu Akeredolu, members of his political family and indeed members of his immediate family, praying that God would grant everyone the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.