Akeredolu: Ondo Government Declares Public Holiday

The Ondo State government has declared Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23, as public holidays.

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Ebenezr Adeniyan, in a statement on Tuesday, stated that the holidays were to honour the late former governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

The statement said the two-day holiday is to allow the people of Ondo State to participate in the funeral activities of the late Governor.

“The Ondo State Governor, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has declared Thursday, 22nd and Friday, 23rd of February 2024 as public holidays in the state. This is in honour of the former Governor of the State, the late Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON.

“The two work-free days will allow the people of the state to participate in the burial activities of the former governor,” he said.

Akeredolu died in Germany on Dec. 27, 2023, and would be buried on Friday in Owo, his hometown, according to the programme released by the family.

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