The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has been thrown into a state of mourning following the loss of his Chief of Protocol Tosin Ogunbodede.
It was gathered that Ogunbodede died in a fatal road accident on Saturday night along Ilesha highway.
The accident also claimed the life of his driver.
The duo were rushed to the Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa where they were said to have been confirmed died.
Another occupant of the car whose identity is not available to the media is said to be in a critical condition.
Ogunbodede, a lawyer and former staff of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, was appointed as Chief of Protocol, COP, by Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on assumption of office in 2017.
Recall that two weeks ago, the governor had lost his Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties, Professor Bayonile Ademodi, who died at the OAU Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife as a result of complications from a surgical operation.