Updated: Akeredolu Writes Ondo Residents, Says He Will Return To Work After Doctor’s Approval

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Governor of Ondo State on Thursday wrote an open letter to the people of the State, to intimate them about his health condition.

In the letter made available via his social media handles and that of his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, Governor Akeredolu disclosed that he is in high spirit and that his return will be based on doctor’s approval.

He thanked the people of the State for standing by him during this trying times.

Recall that Governor Akeredolu proceeded on a medical leave on June 13, 2023 and was expected back today July 6.

Read the full content of the letter below:

My Dear People of Ondo State,

I pen this message with a heart overflowing with immense gratitude and deep appreciation. Your dedication, understanding, ceaseless prayers and messages of goodwill during my journey to recovery have been nothing short of a soothing balm for my soul. Your unwavering support and genuine affection have sustained my determination to renewed vigor and, most importantly, to continue serving you, the good people of Ondo State.

I am profoundly grateful to our esteemed President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, and his team, as well as all political party leaders, my brother Governors, the State Executive Council, and the members of the State House of Assembly for their unwavering support. Your collective strength and solidarity have uplifted my spirit and reaffirmed my commitment to our shared vision for progress and development.

While I remain on the path to recovery, I eagerly await the moment when I will stand among you once again. Rest assured, I am in high spirits and have full faith in the expertise of my doctors. I will return to you ALL as soon as they deem it expedient.

My dear people, once again, your prayers, support, and the rejuvenating elixir of goodwill you have bestowed upon me have fortified my resolve. I am resolute in my dedication to serving you and working tirelessly for the betterment of our beloved Ondo State.

Thank you from the depths of my heart.

Sincerely yours,

Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, CON
Governor of Ondo State

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