Expressing solidarity, Governor Idris conveyed his condolences on behalf of the Kebbi State Government and the people of Kebbi State. He also offered words of comfort to the family and citizens of Ondo State, urging them to find solace in accepting the will of God.
On the same day, the Ondo State Government officially confirmed the governor’s passing. This confirmation came after widespread reports of his demise. According to a statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs. Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, Governor Akeredolu passed away in Germany on Wednesday after battling prostate cancer.