Alao-Akala Took Infrastructural Development to other Zones outside Ibadan – Governor Makinde
POLITICS DIGEST- Oyo State governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has expressed his condolences over the death of Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former Governor of Oyo state.
The Governor commended Akala for extending development to other parts of Oyo state.
He said “His Excellency will be remembered for his contributions to the development of Oyo State as governor, especially for taking infrastructural development to other zones of the state outside Ibadan.”
Governor Makinde also ordered that flags should fly at half-mast in honour of Akala, who died in his Ogbomosho home at the age of 71 on Wednesday.
In a statement by the governor, he described Alao-Akala as someone who will be remembered for his contributions to the development of Oyo State.
According to the statement: “I join the good people of Oyo State to mourn the passing of a former governor of our dear state, Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, whose sad event took place today. May his soul rest in peace and may God grant his family the fortitude to bear this great loss.
“I have directed that flags fly at half-mast in honour of Governor Alao-Akala, our brother, friend and illustrious son of Oyo State.