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House of Reps Calls for Immortalisation of Former Gov. Alao-Akala

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to honour the memory of the former Oyo state governor, Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, by immortalising him.

The call followed the adoption of a motion of urgent importance to recognise and honour the late Alao-Akala moved by Hon Segun Odebunmi.

Moving the motion, the lawmaker insisted that Alao-Akala, while in office as deputy governor and governor, served and contributed immensely towards the growth, development, peace and sustainability of Oyo state and Nigeria.

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It would be recalled that Chief Alao Akala died in his town, on 12th January 2022 at the age of 71.

Hon. Odebunmi further described his death as a national loss, adding that he would forever be missed.

He stressed that the late Akala deserved a national recognition for his relentless and selfless service to the country while he was alive.

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Meanwhile, the House also urged that a delegation be sent to commiserate with the family, the people and the government of Oyo state.

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