13th January, 2022
By Emmanuel Oloniruha
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said the demise of former Oyo state governor, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala came as a rude shock to Nigerians.
This is contained in a statement released on Wednesday in Abuja.
Atiku described the late Alao-Akala, as a prolific politician, whose records of achievement as governor remain enviable.
The former vice president condoled with the people and government of Oyo state for the loss of a notable leader.
He urged family and associates of the late Alao-Akala to take solace in the good legacies that he left behind.
Abubakar prayed that God accepts the soul of the late former governor and grant him eternal rest.
Alao-Akala died at his Ogbomoso residence on Wednesday, at the age of 71.