By Olorunferanmi Odofin
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Owaale of Ikare Akoko, Oba Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin
Late Oba Adegbite Adedoyin joined his ancestors on the first of this month at the age of eighty five years.
Governor Akeredolu who noted that late Owaale had been very supportive of his political career implored the monarch’s subjects especially his chiefs to exhibit positive development that the late monarch was known for
Responding, the Asojuoba of Ikare Akoko, chief Olabisi Babajide thanked the governor for the visit and promised that residents would not let the governor down especially towards his aspirations for a second term in office
Also, wife of the late monarch, Olori Titilayo Adegbite-Adedoyin recognized several roles played by governor Akeredolu before the monarch’s demise
Olori Adegbite-Adedoyin who prayed for the governor encouraged him not to abandon Okorun palace where the monarch passed on after reigning for 48years
Until his death, late Oba Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin was the President of a group of ondo state traditional rulers known as 130 Krown Obas and member of the State Council of Obas.