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Former Governor Of Oyo Alao-Akala Is Dead

A former governor of Oyo State, Christopher Alao-Akala, has died at the age of 71.

Details of his death remained sketchy as of the time of filing this report, but the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State, Dr Olatunde Abdluazeez, confirmed his death to the Press on Wednesday.

Alao-Akala, a former police officer, was born in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, on June 3, 1950 and was a former Deputy Governor to Chief Rashidi Ladoja.

He later became governor when Ladoja was impeached and was a candidate of the ADP in the 2019 governorship election in Oyo State before joining the APC.

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