Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, a former Deputy Governor of Oyo State, is dead.
Details of his death are sketchy but sources close to the politician confirmed the tragic incident to Daily Trust on Tuesday.
The politician who is also a former police officer died at the age of 71 having been born on 3rd June, 1950.
Akala was the Governor of Oyo State between 2007 and 2011.
He was the candidate of the ADP in the 2019 Governorship election in Oyo State which was eventually won by Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Born on June 3, 1950, at Ogbomoso in the Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Alao-Akala had his elementary school at Osupa Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso before proceeding to Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana.