OSOPADEC Chairman, Elder Sam Erejuwa has described the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, CON as a divine messenger sent to bring good tidings and prosperity to the Sunshine State and its people.
Erejuwa made this revelation while receiving and launching a book titled, “AKETI: THE COURAGE TO LEAD IN TRYING TIMES”, in his Oba-Ile office.
The book which x-rayed Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s thoughts and actions on critical issues of national development was written by Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan and dedicated to the victims of the June 5, 2022 terror attack in Owo, Ondo State.
While distributing copies of the book to the top Management Staff of the Commission, Erejuwa expressed his admiration for Arakunrin Akeredolu whom he called ‘a servant-leader on a divine assignment, in a time like this’
According to him, “Ondo State has witnessed remarkable peace and progress since the baton of leadership was handed to Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, CON. The virtues of courage, selflessness, fear of God, and passion for excellence are all encapsulated in Aketi.”
He is indeed a passionate defender and advocate of the common man. In a very difficult moment in the nation’s history, Arakunrin Akeredolu stood up for justice and restored hope to his people.”
As a legal icon, and in his capacity as the Chairman of the South West Governor’s forum, he championed the creation of the South West Security Network codenamed ‘Amotekun’ through which security of lives and properties are safeguarded”
Our dear Arakunrin’s voice was loud and his decision firm in the clamour for a better Nigeria with a substantial devolution between the central government and the component units”.
It would be recalled that the book was unveiled and launched on Friday 24th March 2023 to celebrate Arakunrin Akeredolu who recently marked the 2nd year of his 2nd term in office.
Eminent dignitaries who graced the event include Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, his Ogun State counterpart, Mr. Dapo Abiodun. Others are Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola Adegoroye, Ondo South Senator-Elect Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim.
The author, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan extoled the virtues of Governor Akeredolu whose impactful leadership and transformational programs propelled his interest in writing the book.