- Governor Makinde has expressed his deep sorrow over the death of former Oyo State Governor Otunba Alao-Akala
- The governor in An emotional tribute described the late politician as an illustrious son of the state who brought infrastructure development to Oyo and beyond
- Meanwhile, Makinde’s emotional message was contained in a statement posted on his The official Facebook page was signed and shared on Wednesday, January 12th
Oyo State, Ibadan – Governor Seyi Makinde got the death of. confirms one of his predecessors, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala.
Makinde responded to the news in a post on his official Facebook page when he was called a message of goodwill with ongoing interfaith prayers for the workers of Oyo to deliver.
The governor, who said he had received news of the event, called for a minute’s silence and ordered that too ongoing program at Me is being brought to an abrupt end.
“I join the good people of Oyo State to help fight the death of a To mourn the former governor of our dear state, Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, what sad event took place today. May his soul rest in peace and may God give his family the strength to endure this great loss.
“I have arranged that in honor of Gouv erneur Alao-Akala, our brother, friend, flags flying at half mast and famous son of the state of Oyo.
“His Excellency will be remembered for his contribution to the development of the state of Oyo as governor, especially for driving the infrastructure development in other areas of the state outside of Ibadan.”
The former APC chief died in his sleep in his country house in Ogbomoso on Wednesday morning, January 12, The Nation added.
Court speaks to the former governor in N11. 5bn free of corruption allegations
The lawsuit was brought against the former governor by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Alao-Akala was sacked and acquitted along with former Senate Vice Chairman Hosea Agboola, and a business mogul, Femi Babalola.
The eleven-year trial was under a three-person panel directed by Judge Jimi Olukayode Bad a.
According to the court, the Anti-Transplant Commission was unable to initiate prima facie proceedings against them.
Presidency 2023: Makinde sends a strong message to Tinubu and reveals what will happen to APC
In other news, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has firmly denied Tinubu’s statement that the ruling APC will take power in 2015 took over, would rule the country beyond 2023.
The APC leader had the declaration after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday evening, March 26th. April
But Governor Makinde, the only governor on the PDP’s platform in the Southwest, disagreed with Tinubu when he spoke at the inauguration of the zone board on Wednesday April 28th of the party in the government building of Agodi, Ibadan, spoke.