Obituary: Alao-Akala, ex-Gov of Oyo dies at 71




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•Late Ex-Governor Alao-Akala

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

Aged 71, details of his death are sketchy but sources close to the politician confirmed the tragic incident to Daily Trust, on Tuesday.

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

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.

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. (Daily Trust)