By Olajide Meseko
Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo State, is dead. He was aged 71.
Details of his death are sketchy as at press time.
Born on June 3, 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 before proceeding to Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana.