Former Governor of Oyo State, Alao Akala is dead.
Details of his death remained sketchy as of the time of filing this report. But the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Dr Olatunde Abdluazeez, revealed that “the news of his death is out.”
He said, “The news of his death is out. He did his best for the state. May his soul rest in peace.”
Born on the 3rd of June, 1950 at Ogbomoso, 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 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 the 2019 governorship election in Oyo State before defecting to the APC.