Just In: Ex- Oyo Governor, Alao-Akala Dies At 71
Naijanewsngr reports that former Oyo state governor, Alao-Akala has died at the age of 71.
He celebrated his 70th birthday in June 2020.
Although the details of his death remain sketchy as at the time of filing this report, sources in Ogbomoso, his hometown said many indigenes of the town have been thrown into mourning as the news filtered into the town.
Alao-Akala was a former police officer and a former Deputy Governor to Chief Rashidi Ladoja. He became governor when Ladoja was impeached. He was a candidate of the ADP in 2019 Governorship election in Oyo State before defecting to the APC.
Born on June 3, 1950, at Ogbomoso in the Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Alao Akala had his elementary school at Osupa Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso before proceeding to Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana.