Oyo State, Former Governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala has been reported dead at 71-years-old by close associates who confirmed he died yesterday, Tuesday, 11th January, 2022.
He returned home and ernrolled into Ogbomoso High School, Ogbomoso and graduated with flying colour in 1972. He had further studies at the University of Ibadan. Alao-Akala got his West African School Certificate in 1972.
FASNEWS gathered that ater his retirement as Deputy Commissioner of Police, he returned to his hometown of Ogbomoso to join politics, seeing him contest in 1998 for Chairmanship in Ogbomoso North Local Government, under the banner of All Peoples Party (APP) and he won the election.
In 2003, he was selected by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as a Deputy Governor to Senator Rashidi Ladoja in an election they won. He became the Executive Governor of Oyo State in January 2006, a position he occupied till May 2011.On December 8th, 2014 he defected to the Labour Party (LP).
Alao-Akala is married and has several children. His second wife, Chief (Mrs) Kemi Alao-Akala, was the first lady of Oyo State during his time as governor.