The governor also commuted and reduced the sentences of 17 other inmates.
Mr Akeredolu will be conferred Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) and the Deji of Akure with Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFR).
Yetunde Adeyanju, former commissioner of water resources and sanitation in the cabinet of Mr Akeredolu, recently defected to the PDP.
Roads in Ondo became nightmare recently as bandits ramped up their nefarious activities, killing and kidnapping travellers for ransom.
The development came as political parties prepares for the official kick-off of campaign activities by September 28.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s mother, Grace, has died at the age of 90.
“Do we have a capable hand who can manage the affairs if given the opportunity? Do you have a man who is bold enough to challenge incursion into our land?”
The revelation was made during a consultation meeting with women groups and people living with disabilities.
“We express our heartfelt gratitude to Odunayo Adekuoroye for making us proud in Ondo state and Nigeria at large,” said the Ondo government.
“I have directed that all those culpable should be dismissed. I await a report on the steps taken to comply with this directive from the new head of service.”