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Former Oyo State Governor Alao-Akala Is Dead



Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo State, is dead.

Alao-Akala reportedly died on Wednesday in Ibadan at the age of 72.

Akala was said to have died at his Ogbomosho home on Wednesday due to what a source described as “cardiac arrest.”

He was said to have returned from Abuja on Tuesday where he had been since last week and died in the early hours of Wednesday.

Media Assistant to the former governor, Tolu Mustapha, confirmed the death of the former governor.

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.
He was a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Logistics and Supply, Oyo State Police Command, Eleyele, Ibadan