Akeredolu's Daughter Sends Journalists Out of Father's Compound, Gives Reason

Akeredolu's Daughter Sends Journalists Out of Father's Compound, Gives Reason

  • Ololade, the daughter of Late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, has put up a drama as she sent journalists out of his father's private residence in Ibadan
  • The journalists were at the residence of the late governor to cover the condolence visits of the chairman and vice chairman of the NGF, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq and Seyi Makinde
  • But Akeredolu's daughter said that the Ibadan residence was a private residence and not a government house where journalists could lay siege

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Ibadan, Oyo - Late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's daughter, Ololade, has sent out journalists who came to cover the condolence visits of dignitaries at the private residence of his father in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

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According to Vanguard, the former governor's daughter argued that the Ibadan house is the family's private residence and not a government house.

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Why Akeredolu's daughter sent journalists out of father's residence Photo Credit: Rotimi Akeredolu
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Why Akeredolu's daughter sent journalists out of her father's residence

The presence of the journalists was due to the condolence visit of the chairman of the Nigerian Governors' Forum, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq of Kwara and his deputy, Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, to the private residence of the late governor.

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However, the journalists' presence generated a negative reaction from Ololade, who ordered them to leave his father's private residence, noting that it was not the government house.

Abdulrasaq and Makinde arrived at the Jericho residence of the late governor on Wednesday evening, December 27, at about 5:30pm.

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How Kwara, Oyo governors calmed tension at Akeredolu's private residence in Oyo

The two governors went straight to the private residence where the late governor's wife, Betty and some family members were mourning.

Some colleagues, however, intervened and calmed the situation as the reporters at the residence's entrance gates felt angry with her outburst.

On their part, the governors sensed what happened and walked out to the streets where the press were waiting to have their words.

On his part, the Kwara state governor praised Akeredolu for his commitment to the growth of humanity during his lifetime.

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Bada Yusuf (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Yusuf Amoo Bada is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over 7 years of experience in journalism and writing. He is a graduate of OAU, and holds Diploma in Mass Comm. and BA in Literature in English. He has obtained certificates in Leadership and received the "Certificate for Breakthrough of the Year 2022" in recognition of his great performance during his first year at Legit.ng. Worked as Editor with OperaNews. Contact: bada.yusuf.amoo@corp.legit.ng or call 08161717844

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