The mother of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Lady Evangelist Grace Akeredolu is dead.
The governor’s mother died peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of Thursday, September 15, 2022.
She was said to be 90-year-old.
The governor on his social media page described his mother’s death as sad and one with deepest regret.
His statement partly reads; “My siblings and I announce, with deepest regret and total submission to the will of the Almighty, the passing into glory of our adorable, dutiful and ever dotting mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Bosede Akeredolu JP, this morning. She died peacefully in her sleep.
“Though saddened by the departure of Maami, the one Abiyamo we knew, we are consoled with the knowledge that, even as she transits to eternity, she will be guided by the strong hands of the angels of the light in which she dwelt during her eventful and fruitful sojourn on the terrestrial plane,” he said.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, also in a statement confirmed the passing of the nonagenarian.
“She is survived by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other family members.
“Further announcements will be made by the family in due course,” he stated.