Alao-Akala, ex-Oyo governor, is dead

1/12/2022 2:52:00 PM

Alao-Akala, ex-Oyo governor, is dead

Alao-Akala, ex-Oyo governor, is dead

Adebayo Alao-Akala, an Ogbomoso-born politician, was 71 years old.

The former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, is dead.Mr Alao-Akala’s death was confirmed by the spokesperson of his party, APC, Olatunde Abdulazeez, in an interview with Punch newspapers on Wednesday.The Ogbomoso-born politician was 71 years old.

A source close to the former governor told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr Alao-Akala, who had been battling a terminal ailment, died Wednesday in his room in Ogbomoso, his country home.Mr Alao-Akala, a former police officer, was the governor of Oyo State between 2007 and 2011.

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