Former governor of oyo state, Christopher Alao Akala has been reported dead.
Though the details of his death is still sketchy at the time of writing this but a strong family source informed us that he died in his sleep today. This is coming exactly a month after the paramount ruler of Ogbomosho, Oba…. the soun of ogbomosho joined his ancestors.
Meanwhile, a family member confirmed to this medium that Akala before his death , had planned to give his first wife a befitting 70th birthday celebration.
According to to our source, he had planned to shake town with the party as a way in showing appreciation for the wife that has been with him through thick and thin.
The party that will not hold again was billed to take place this coming Saturday.
Born on the 3rd of June 1950, at Ogbomoso in the Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Alao-Akala had his elementary school at Osupa Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso. Alao-Akala proceeded to the Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana. Passed Staff College (Psc) 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 was enlisted as Cadet Inspector of Police in June 1974, at the Nigeria Police College, Ikeja. He was recommended for overseas training at the Hendon Police College, in London. He has 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 is survived by wives and children.