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Aiyedatiwa Declares Public Holiday For Akeredolu’s Burial

Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has declared Thursday and Friday as public holidays in the State in honour of late former Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ebenezer Adeniyan, the public holiday is to enable residents in the State participate in the burial activities of late Akeredolu.

Aiyedatiwa said the funeral obsequies of late Akeredolu which began last Thursday, would continue with the Ajabue, a traditional rites to be performed by Akeredolu’s kinsmen.

Also a Special Court Session would be held in Akure while a commendation service would be held at the Akure Township Stadium.

The Time: 1pm

He said an Evening of Tributes would be held at the St Andrews Church to be followed by the Service of Songs.

Other activities include Candlelight Procession & World Gyration by the Kegites Club, Funeral Service at St Andrews Church, Imola Street and interment at the burial site, Owo.

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Rita Elenwo

Rita Aletor- Elenwo, is a professional journalist with experience in broadcast, print and online reporting. A proud citizen of Edo state, Nigeria (Esan South East Local Government) Rita had her first degree in philosophy from Ebonyi State University (2008), PGD, in Communication from the University of Port Harcourt (2020), and currently in pursuit of an MSC degree in communication. Rita (nee Aletor-) is happily married with lovely children.

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