Oluwarotimi O. Akeredolu Jnr, late Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu‘s son said that his father died in his sleep.
In a statement he issued in the evening of Wednesday, December 27.
According to the statement:
“He died peacefully departed in his sleep at a Hospital in Germany, where he was undergoing treatment for protracted prostate cancer.
“While we are deeply saddened and devastated by his departure, we find solace in the understanding that as he transitions to eternity, he will be guided by the benevolent hands of the angels of light, with whom he resided during his remarkable and fruitful journey on Earth.
“During this challenging time, we sincerely appreciate everyone who has stood by us and extended their support since the news broke. We humbly request your prayers and support, while also asking for privacy as we navigate through this trying period.
“Details regarding the burial arrangements will be announced by the family and the State Government in due course.”