Governor’s Wife suspends activities lined up for 70th birthday celebration
Mrs Betty Akeredolu, wife of Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, has announced the suspension of activities lined up for her forthcoming 70th birthday celebration.
This is coming after some critics questioned the celebration plans amid the ill health of her husband.
In a Twitter post on Sunday, Mrs Akeredolu announced that the birthday celebration has been suspended ‘due to unforeseen circumstances beyond my control’.
The tweet reads: “Hello Family and Friends. This is to inform you that all activities lined up to mark my 70th birthday are hereby suspended till further notice due to unforeseen circumstances beyond my control. Sorry for any inconvenience caused by this development.
“Nevertheless, be assured that I will be celebrated in style upon my return. Thank you for your understanding. I remain Arabinrin a.k.a Ada Owere I.”
In another Twitter post accompanied by a photo of her birthday flyer, she said as long as there is life, ‘Owambe’ (party) can come at any time.
Akeredolu, The Nation reported, had assured he was on the path to recovery and will return to office soon.
Akeredolu embarked on a 21-day medical leave outside the shores of Nigeria on June 7, 2023.
The Governor transmitted power to his deputy Lucky Aiyedatiwa to act while away