Deji of Akure orders markets, shops shut


Deji of Akure, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo, has ordered the shut down of commercial activities within Akure, the Ondo State capital on Friday.

The directive by the monarch that markets and businesses in Akure be shut down was made in order to honour the late House of Representatives member representing Akure North/Akure South in the Natonal Assembly, Omolafe Adedayo, popularly known as ‘Expensive’

The lawmaker who was a former Chairman of Akure South Local Government Area of the State gave up the ghost in the early hours of August 16, 2021, after returning from his farm.

The burial of the late Adedayo is expected to be held on Friday where
friends, associates and family will pay their last respect.

According to a statement signed by the monarch’s Chief Press Secretary, Michael Adeyeye, the closure of the businesses was to enable indigenes and residents of Akure to use the opportunity in paying their last respect to late lawmaker.

While emphasizing that the entire community was still grieving over the sudden death of the lawmaker, the monarch said the late Omolafe came, saw and conquered.

The late lawmaker was regarded as philanthropist to gave his all to his people while he was alive.

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