Akala’s Burial: Makinde, Osinbajo, Others To Pay Tributes To Former Oyo Gov At Jogor Tomorrow

According to a notice released by the family of Former Gov. Alao Akala, the burial arrangements of the “Oyato governor”, commences tomorrow, Monday 14th February with “Day of Tributes”.

Dignitaries, friends and families from all walks of life are expected to be at Jogor Centre, Liberty Road, Oke-Ado, Ibadan to express their views on the life of the departed governor.

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Oluseyi Makinde are expected to lead other eminent Nigerians; former and serving governors, ministers, Senators, Members of House of Representatives, Commissioners, local government chairmen and other political office holders and gladiators in paying the tributes.

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Captains of industry, labour leaders, professional and vocational union leaders, market leaders, socio cultural associations’ leaders, students, women and youth leaders across the State are all expected to grace the tribute ceremony starting at 11:00am.

Organized by a conglomerate of all the politicians across party lines in Oyo State under the chairmanship of Chief Wale Ohu and Honorable Olusegun Olayiwola, the program will also feature a lecture on the political life of Alao-Akala titled ‘ Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao Akala: The Life of a Humane Politician’ to be delivered by a retired federal permanent secretary and eminent scholar, lecturer, National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Professor Tunji Olaopa; and cultural displays.

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A statement issued in Ibadan, Sunday, by the spokesperson for The Oyo State Political Class, Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan said all necessary arrangements have been concluded to give the late former governor, generally known as the most loved and cherished governor ever in Oyo State, the aptest burial in all ramifications.


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