By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has ordered that flags fly at half-mast to honour former governor of the state, Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala whose death happened on Wednesday.
The governor who led the people of the state in mourning the demise of the former governor on his verified Facebook page described the sad event as a great loss.
Makinde noted that the late governor birthed Infrastructural development outside the state capital, Ibadan
“I join the good people of Oyo State to mourn the passing of a former governor of our dear state, Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala, which sad event took place today. May his soul rest in peace and may God grant his family the fortitude to bear this great loss.
“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,” Makinde stated.