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Alao Akala for burial on February 18

The remains of the former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, will be buried on February 18, 2022.

Otunba Alao- Akala died on January 12, 2022 at the age of 71.

According to the burial arrangements announced by the family, the burial activities will commence on the February 14, 2022 with tributes by the Oyo state political class.

Praise night follows on Tuesday at his residence in Ogbomosho while Wednesday is for lying-in-state at the Oyo State Government House.

A cultural display and parade will be held in his honour on Thursday at his residence in Ogbomosho to be followed by a Wake in the evening of the same day.

Funeral service holds on Friday, February, 18, 2022 at Beulah Baptist Conference ground Ogbomosho after which his body will be interred at his residence Opadoyin Akala Residence, Ogbomosho.

Former Governor, Otunba Alao Akala was Born on June 3, 1950, at Ogbomoso in the Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State.

He was the Governor of Oyo state between 2007 and 2011 and deputy to Former Governor, Rasheed Ladoja.