By Esther Adesulu
Alao Akala, a former Governor of Oyo State, is dead.
Sources close to the politician confirmed his demise on Tuesday at the age of 71.
While details of his death are still sketchy, sources said he left Abuja on Tuesday morning for Ilorin, before proceeding to Ogbomosho where he died in the early hours of Wednesday.
The politician was born on June 3, 1950, at Ogbomoso in the Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
He had his elementary school at Osupa Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso before proceeding to Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana.