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Gov. Akeredolu Pays Condolence Visit to Late Oba Owaale’s Family

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Owaale of Ikare Akoko, Oba Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin.

Late Oba Adegbite Adedoyin joined his ancestors on the first of this month at the age of eighty five years.

Governor Akeredolu said he had been with the late Owaale for a very long time aside from being an NBA Ibadan chapter’s chairman when the late monarch was also an NBA chairman for Ikare Akoko.

Governor Akeredolu, who revealed that late Oba Owaale had been very supportive of his political career implored the monarch’s subjects, especially his chiefs, to exhibit positive development that the late monarch was known for.

Responding, the Asojuoba of Ikare Akoko, Chief Olabisi Babajide maintained that the residents would not let the governor down, especially towards his aspirations for the second term in office.

Also, wife of the late monarch, Olori Titilayo Adegbite-Adedoyin recognized several roles played by Governor Akeredolu before the monarch’s demise.

Olori Adegbite-Adedoyin, who prayed for the governor, encouraged him not to abandon Okorun palace where the monarch passed on after reigning for 48years.

Until his death, late Oba Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin was the President of a group of Ondo State traditional rulers under 130 Crown Obas and member of the State Council of Obas.

Olorunferanmi Odofin

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