Tue. Jan 18th, 2022

Breaking: Otunba Alao-Akala, Former Oyo Governor dies at 71

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Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, a former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, is dead.

Although the details of his cause of his death are still sketchy but family source confirmed the sad news to our AsphericNews Correspondence on Tuesday.

Akala 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.

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Passed Staff College Psc in 1990, Diploma in Business Administration (1998), Doctor of Civil Law (DCL) Honoris Causa, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, 2006, Doctor of Science (Political Science) Honoris Causa, Lead City University, Ibadan (2008).

Alao-Akala enlisted as Cadet Inspector of the Nigeria Police Force in June 1974, at the Nigeria Police College, Ikeja. He was recommended for overseas training at the Hendon Police College, in London. He also attended the Administrative Staff College, Topo, Badagry; the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos; Police Staff College, Jos; Command and Staff College, Jaji. Otunba Alao-Akala has participated as a Nigerian delegate at two INTERPOL conferences in Nice, France and in Málaga, Spain.

He was a former Governor of Oyo State and a candidate of the ADP in 2019 Governorship election in Oyo State.

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