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The former Governor of Oyo State Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala is dead.
The retired senior police officer and respected politician died at 71
Infolitenews confirmed that the politician who had been battling with an undisclosed illness for sometime died at the early hours of today at his country home in Ogbomoso.
The politician was born on June 3, 1950, at Ogbomoso in the Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
He had his elementary school at Osupa Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso before proceeding to Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana.
As at the time of this report,no official statement from the family or the government of Oyo State.
This is the third known death of a prominent Ogbomosho native in a month.
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.