President Buhari Mourns The Demise Of Former Oyo Governor, Alao-Akala
President Muhammadu Buhari mourns the demise of the former governor of Oyo State, Christopher Alao-Akala. He noted that he served with dedication, making very important contributions to the development of institutions and communities.
Alao-Akala, a former police officer, served as deputy governor before becoming governor of Oyo State.
He was confirmed dead on Wednesday at the age of 71.
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement, said Buhari commiserated with the Alao-Akala family, the government, and people of Oyo State over the former governor’s passing.
“As a former police officer and civilian governor with an extensive political career, the President affirms that Otunba Akala served the country and the people of Oyo State with dedication, making very important contributions to the development of institutions and communities.
“The President trusts that family, friends, and associates who mourn the late governor, will honour his vision of entrenching good governance in the country and passion to lift the downtrodden in the society.
“The President prays God Almighty to grant the departed eternal rest and comfort those who mourn.”
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