Osolo of Isolo mourns Akeredolu, welcomes Aiyedatiwa to office

CITIZENS COMPASS – His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr) Edward Kolawole Adejoyegbe Adewole, Osalade II, the Osolo of Isolo Kingdom, Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, has mourned the demise of Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu (SAN).
Recall that the Governor died on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 in Lagos State. 
The monarch in a statement on Thursday, December 28, 2023, described Akeredolu’s death as a shock saying he received the news with regrets. 
He said his good legacies will not be wished away in a hurry.
Oba Adewole, who was presented his Staff of Office and Instrument of Appointment by Governor Akeredolu one year, a week and six days ago precisely on Thursday December 15, 2022, said the royalty and entire people of Isolo kingdom will continue to remember the great service that Akeredolu, his then deputy and now substantive governor and state executive council did to make Isolo town proud among comity of royals in Ondo State.
The Osolo described late Akeredolu as a lover of people, who used truth, honesty and straightforwardness, backed with fearlessness and resilience, in the pursuit of justice as a dodged fighter for human, community and state rights.
“Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu (SAN), CON, was a great man in his lifetime and remains the same even in death. His demise in Germany in the early hours of Wednesday touches me and my town’s people a lot because coming by good people is not always easy. With Akeredolu, we had a good friend who made promises to make Isolo great and fulfilled those promises,” Oba Adewole mourned.
Welcomes Aiyedatiwa
Similarly, the Osolo has welcomed the newly inaugurated Governor of Ondo State, Sir Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, to office as a substantive leader and chief security officer of the state.
“The policy of my royalty and the Osolo-in-Council is based on rule of law and cooperation with the government of the state. We did not fail in this with the past government and, by God’s grace, we will not fail with the new government as we are traditionally prepared to collaborate and cooperate with the new administration of Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa towards collectively achieving peaceful and greater Ondo State,” said the Osolo. 

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