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The Former Governor of Oyo state, Alao Akala, has been reportedly dead in the early hours of Wednesday in Ogbomoso area of Oyo state.
Reports confirmed that the late former governor who had been battling with a terminal ailment for a while died in his room in Ogbomoso, his country home.
Akala who was a former Police officer was Governor of Oyo between 2007 to 2011.
Before he became Governor he was a deputy governor to former governor, Rashidi Ladoja between 2003 and 2006, before Ladoja was impeached which consequently made him (Akala) the acting governor for eleven months.
Akala who was until his death, a member of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, was the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, in the state during the 2019 general elections.
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