BREAKING: Chief Press Secretary to late Governor Akeredolu, Richard Olatunde resigns

Richard Olatunde, the Chief Press Secretary to the late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has tendered his resignation, effective today, Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

In a heartfelt letter, Olatunde expressed profound sorrow over the untimely demise of Governor Akeredolu, describing him as a leader, mentor, and father figure.

He highlighted the late governor’s exceptional courage, truthfulness, and honesty, which he stated was a guiding light throughout his tenure.

Recognizing the immense impact of Governor Akeredolu’s legacy, Olatunde emphasized the need to honour and uphold the late governor’s principles and memory.

While bidding farewell to his role, Olatunde pledged to continue contributing to societal development, guided by the enduring principles instilled in him by his mentor, Governor Akeredolu.

Part of the letter read:

”It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that I tender my resignation as the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, effective today, Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

”My decision to resign is hinged on the unfortunate and untimely demise of our leader, principal and father figure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON.

”Throughout my tenure as Chief Press Secretary, I have been fortunate enough to witness firsthand the exceptional qualities of Governor Akeredolu. His courage, truthfulness and honesty were unrivalled and they served as a constant source of inspiration for me.

”In light of this tragedy, I believe it is for everyone to honour and respect Governor Akeredolu’s legacy and memory.

”I will continue to contribute to the development of our society in any way I can, carrying with me the principles instilled in me by my mentor, principal and father, Governor Akeredolu.”

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