The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has condoled with the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, over the passing of his mother, Lady Evangelist Grace Akeredolu, who died at the age of 90 years.
In a statement, the governor said: “I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Lady Evangelist Grace Akeredolu, mother of my brother and friend, the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu SAN.”
He added: “Evangelist Akeredolu was a devout Christian and community leader, who was passionate about Christ and dedicated her life to the service of God.
“She was meek, kindhearted and loving and gave herself freely for the upliftment of humanity and her community.
“As a disciplinarian, she espoused the virtues of love, honesty and integrity and bestowed these values to her children, including the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu.”
He continued: “She will be remembered for her devotion to the things of God, her commitment to the service of humanity and her compassionate spirit.
“On behalf of the Government and people of Edo State, I commiserate with Governor Akeredolu, the Akeredolu family as well as friends and associates of Lady Evangelist Akeredolu and pray that God grants all the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
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