Akeredolu’s Funeral: Ondo Gov, D’Gov, Others Attend Soul Winning Crusade

By Our Correspondent, 15th February, 2024

The Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa as well as his Deputy , Dr. Olayide Adelami among other key cabinet members yesterday attended the ‘Winning Souls Crusade’ organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN.

The crusade marked the beginning of the funeral arrangements of late Governor of Ondo State ,Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, who passed on to eternal glory on the 27th December, 2023.

The program which afforded the leadership and members of CAN the opportunity to pray for the repose of the soul of late Governor Akeredolu also had large turnout of residents across the state.

Other activities lined up for the burial rites are as stated below.

Friday, February 16, 2024:
Jumat Service at Akure Central Mosque
Time: 2pm
•Saturday, February 17, 2024:
Loyola Day of Tributes at Loyola College Hall,
Old Ife Rd, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State.

• Sunday, February 18, 2024:
OAU Night of Tributes at OAU Secretariat, Old Ife Road, Agodi, Ibadan Oyo State.
Time: 4 pm- 6pm

• Monday, February 19, 2024:
Special Court Session
Oyo State Judiciary Complex,High Court 1, Ring Road badan, Oyo State.
Time: 10 am

NBA Tribute Session
Follows immediately @ Aare Afe Babalola Bar Centre, Iyagakun, Ibadan, Oyo State

Service of Songs/ Night of Tributes
Jogor Centre, Liberty Road, Ibadan
Time: 5pm – 9 pm

• Tuesday, February 20, 2024: Commendation Service
All Saints Church, Jericho, Ibadan
Time: 10 am – 12 Noon

Private Viewing (Strictly By Invitation) Residence, Ibadan Oyo State
Time: 3pm

• Wednesday, February 21, 2024:
Ajabue (Traditional Rites)
Owo, Ondo State
Time: 9 am – 4pm

Special Court Session
Court 1, Ondo State High Court Headquarters,
Hospital Road, Akure, Ondo State
Time : 10am

Lying in State and Commendation Service
Akure Township Stadium
Time: 1pm

Evening of Tributes
St Andrews Church, Imola Street, Owo
Time:4pm – 7pm

• Thursday, February 22, 2024:
Service of Songs
St Andrews Cathedral, Imola Street,
Owo, Ondo State.
Time: 4pm

Wake-Keep Maranatha Villa, Owo,
Ondo state
Time: 8pm

Candlelight Procession & World Gyration
by the Kegites Club
Time: 8pm till Dawn

Friday, February 23, 2024:
Funeral Service at St Andrews Church, Imola Street, Owo. Time: 10 am.

Interment follows immediately after the burial service at the burial site, Owo. (Strictly for immediate family)

Reception at Mydas Hotel and Resort, Ikare Road, Owo by 1pm.

Saturday, February 24, 2024:
Akeredolu Memorial Friendly football match
Akure Township Stadium, Akure.
Time: 3 pm

• Sunday, February 25, 2024:
Thanksgiving Service at St Andrews Church, Imola Street, Owo
Time: 10 am

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