A former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, is dead.
He was reported dead at the early hours of wednesday morning in Ogbomoso.
He was reported to have died in his sleep
Akala, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was a former governor of the state, between 2007 and 2011.
He was also a deputy governor under former governor, Rashidi Ladoja between 2003 and 2006, when Chief Ladoja was impeached and consequently became the acting governor for eleven months.
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