TECHNOCRAT MEDIA, Ibadan
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has directed that flags in the State be flown at half-mast in honor of Mr Alao-Akala who passed away earlier on Wednesday.
The governor announced that state mourning on his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday.
“I join the good people of Oyo State to mourn the passing of a former Governor of our dear state, Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, which sad event took place today. May he soul rest in peace and may God grant his family the fortitude to bear this great loss”, Mr Makinde said.
“I have directed that flags fly at half-mast in honour of Governor Alao-Akala, our brother, friend, and illustrious son of Oyo State.”
“His Excellency will be remembered for his contributions to the development of Oyo State as Governor, especially for taking infrastructural development to other zones of the state outside Ibadan.”, the governor added.
Mr Alao-Akala died on Wednesday morning.