….Says ARG Deeply saddened by Akeredolu’s sudden passing
The Ekiti state chapter of the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), a Socio – Cultural and Political Organisation, has commiserated with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the good people of Ondo State over the tragic demise of the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu.
Describing the death as shocking and unfortunate, the group’s Publicity Secretary in Ekiti, Hon. Prince (Amb) Michael Ogungbemi (fcpa), in a statement, on Thursday, expressed grief on behalf of the ARG over the highly traumatising incident.
He said the ARG in the southwest Nigeria, considered Akeredolu’s death as a tragic loss, saying it has left the members deeply saddened, and prayed to God to grant the family, friends and the people of Ondo State the wherewithal to bear the irreparable loss.
The group’s Publicity Secretary, who rendered the condolences stated that the late Governor played a crucial role in the development and progress of Ondo State and the Southwest Nigeria by some of his policies and programmes’ strides.
He said: “His leadership, dedication, and commitment to public service have left an indelible mark on the state and its residents. His visionary initiatives and tireless efforts will be remembered as part of his remarkable legacies.
“We acknowledge the immense contributions the late Governor made towards the betterment of Ondo State, from implementing progressive policies and programmes to improving infrastructure and enhancing education and healthcare services.
“His unwavering commitment to the welfare of his people will truly be missed, his determination to ensuring that the South West Security Network codenamed ‘Amotekun’ is a testament to his dogged determination.
“During this period of mourning, it is important for us to stand together as a people and united in our support for one another.
“We urge the people of Ondo State to remember the late Governor’s vision and continue his work towards progress and development. Let us honour his memory by upholding the values he stood for and working towards a brighter future for Ondo State.
“Once again, we extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and the people of Ondo State. May they find strength and solace during this challenging period, and may the soul of the late Governor rest in eternal peace”, the ARG spokesman said.