By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has described the death of former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala as sad, and shocking.
A statement signed on Wednesday by Dr. AbdulAzeez Olatunde, caretaker publicity secretary of the party, said Oyo APC has lost one of its pillars.
“Less than two years after the loss of His Excellency, Sen. Abiola Adeyemi Akanji Ajimobi, APC in Oyo State, on Wednesday, shockingly got the sad news of the demise of one of the pillars of the party, His Excellency, Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala.
“APC commiserates with party members in Oyo State and diaspora, especially all Oyo State indigenes on the sad and shocking news.
“On behalf of the caretaker chairman of APC in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, the state executives and all the APC members in Oyo State, we commiserate with the family of our departed former governor.
“We pray Almighty God to forgive his forthcoming,” the statement read.”