Ex-Oyo Governor Alao-Akala dies at 71

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Former Oyo Governor Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala is dead.He was 71.Alao-Akala died exactly one month after the demise of the Soun of Ogbomosho.

BREAKING: Ex-Oyo Governor Alao-Akala dies at 71

Unconfirmed source said the former Governor died on Wednesday morning in his sleep.Another source said the convoy of the former Governor had already been rolled out for a trip to Ibadan before the incident.

The source said concern was raised when the former Governor, who was expected to join the convoy, didn’t come out, forcing some of the aides to rush into the house where he was confirmed dead.

The cause of his death could not be ascertained as at press time.

Akala was a former Deputy to Ex-Governor Rashidi Ladoja from 2003-2007 before he contested and emerged Governor in 2007.He served under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).He handed over power to late Governor Abiola Ajimobi.He later decamped to the All Progressives Congress(APC) where he held sway as a chieftain, particularly in Ogbomoso until his death.

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