How ex-Oyo governor was found dead in his room after trip to Abuja

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A family source, who pleaded anonymity, told the newsmen that the late Alao-Akala returned to Ogbomoso on Tuesday from Abuja, where he had gone to felicitate a former Majority Leader of House of Representatives, Rep. Mulikat Akande-Adeola, on her birthday.

The source said: “He returned from Abuja yesterday (Tuesday) and still held meeting with some people in the evening.

“He was found dead in his room this morning.”

The source said that he died in his Ogbomoso home and his remains had been deposited at the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso morgue.

Newsmen report that Alao-Akala, a retired Police Officer, was also a former Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area.

He was Deputy Governor from 2003 to 2007, and later governor from 2007 to 2011 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

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