Immediate Past Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, described the late Rotimi Akeredolu, fondly called Aketi, as a courageous friend, advocate of democracy, and rule of law in a condolence message.
In a social media post, Osinbajo disclosed that his brotherhood and friendship with the late Aketi had spanned over 40 years.
Osinbajo wrote, “Dolly and I express our sincere condolences to Her Excellency Betty Akeredolu, her children, family, friends, associates of HE Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and the government and people of Ondo State on his passing.”
“I have lost a brother and friend of over 40 years.”
Aketi was bold, courageous, forthright, fair-minded, kind, and God-fearing.
“He firmly believed in our democracy, in justice, and in the rule of law.”
“He loved the people of Ondo State and was passionate about their security and economic advancement. We pray that the Almighty God will comfort the family and people of Ondo State in this great loss. Amen.”
“Sun re o Aketi Baba!!” he wrote.