Former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, is dead.
Alao-Akala, who was born in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, on June 3, 1950, died at the age of 71.
Details of his death remain sketchy but he was said to have died in his Ogbomosho country home on Wednesday morning.
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.
Alao-Akala Alao served as a police officer and a former Deputy Governor to Chief Rashidi Ladoja.
He became governor when Ladoja was impeached.
He was also a candidate of the ADP in the 2019 governorship election in Oyo State before defecting to the APC.