Former Oyo State Governor, Alao-Akala is dead
By Bunmi Olaolu
Former Governor of Oyo State, Alao Akala is dead. Akala who was born on June 3, 1950 died at the age of 71.
A native of Ogbomoso, Alao Akala became the Governor of Oyo State when Rasheed Ladoja was impeached. Akala was in the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) before defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC). A former Police Officer, Akala was a prominent leader of the APC faction in Oyo State. He had little higher education but later enrolled at Leads City University in Ibadan and also at the University of Ibadan during his tenure as the Governor of Oyo State from 2006 to 2011.