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BREAKING: Alao-Akala, Former Oyo Governor, Is Dead

  Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, a former Governor of Oyo State, is dead.   Details of his death are sketchy but sources close to the po...

 


Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, a former Governor of Oyo State, is dead.

 

Details of his death are sketchy but sources close to the politician confirmed the tragic incident to our correspondent, on Tuesday.


The politician had been battling terminal ailment for a while, according to sources.


Akala, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was a former governor of the state, between 2007 and 2011.

 

He was also a deputy governor under former governor, Rashidi Ladoja between 2003 and 2006, when Chief Ladoja was impeached and consequently became the acting governor for eleven months.


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.

 

This is the third known death of a prominent Ogbomosho native in a month.

 

On December 12, 2021, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi, the Soun of Ogbomoso, passed on.

 

On January 8, 2022, Prof Taibat Danmole, his daughter who was a lecturer at the Lagos State University (LASU), also died.

 

The deceased, who was a professor of education was married to another university don, Prof. Hakeem Danmole, who is the Dean College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin.

 

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