JUST IN: Former governor of Oyo state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, dies at 71

Ex-governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has been reported dead today Wednesday, January 12, in Igbomoso.

Akala served as governor of Oyo state between 2007 and 2011.

He was also a deputy governor under former governor, Rashidi Ladoja between 2003 and 2006, when Chief Ladoja was impeached and consequently became the acting governor for eleven months.