CONFIRMED: Ondo State Governor Arakunrin Akeredolu is Dead

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Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has died of leukemia.

His death was confirmed by different government sources.

Akeredolu experienced health issues after seeking medical treatment abroad in June. Although he returned to Nigeria in September. Following his return to Nigeria, Akeredolu stayed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and tried to govern his state from there, leading to public outrage.

On Wednesday, December 13, he proceeded on another medical leave and wrote a notice formally transferring power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa who later assumed the responsibilities of the governor in full acting capacity.

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