President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commiserated with the Alao-Akala family, government and people of Oyo State on the passing of former Governor Otunba Christopher Alao-Akala.
Buhari’s condolence was contained in a statement by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity.
DAILY POST gathered that the ex-governor died in his hometown, Ogbomoso, in the early hours of Wednesday.
As a former police officer and civilian Governor with an extensive political career, the President affirms that Otunba Akala served the country and the people of Oyo State with dedication, making very important contributions to the development of institutions and communities.
The President trusts that family, friends and associates who mourn the late Governor will honour his vision of entrenching good governance in the country and passion for lifting the downtrodden in the society.
Buhari prayed to God almighty to grant the departed eternal rest and comfort those who mourn.