Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has reacted to the unfortunate death of his commission for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, who died as a result of COVID-19 infection.
The Governor, who reacted through a video posted on his official Facebook page, described the late Commissioner as a reliable colleague and a compatriot. The Governor, thereby send his condolences to his family members.
According to the Governor:-
“Dr Wahab Adegbenro, the Honourable Commissioner for Health was a reliable colleague and compatriot. A great General in the forefront of our battles against Covid-19. His calmness and dedication towards caring for everybody was loved by all. He will be sorely missed. My heartfelt condolences to his family, especially his Wife who is a big cheerleader of this administration.”
In the video, Governor Akeredolu stated he had earlier informed his Commissioner for Information, Hon Donald Ojogo to issue a press statement on behalf of the state Government.
In the press statement earlier released by the state commissioner for information on behalf of the state government, the Ondo State Government directed that all flags in the State must fly at half mast for 7Days from today Thursday, 2nd of July, 2020.
Similarly, the Ondo State Government has declared tomorrow Friday 3rd July a work free day to honour his memory as the family will commit his body to the mother earth.
Source: News update