Guber Election: Alao-Akala to declare intention Thursday

Alao Akala
Adebayo Alao-Akala

A former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, will on Thursday formally declare his intention to contest the governorship election in the state in 2015.

Mr. Alao-Akala told journalists in Ibadan that he will make his intention known at a forum billed for the Watershed Events Centre in the state capital.

Mr. Alao-Akala, an aspirant under the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, will be seeking the governorship position.

The governorship aspirant, who is from Ogbomoso, said he would hold a procession with his supporters round the capital on Thursday morning before moving to the venue.

Mr. Alao-Akala, who was elected as a deputy governor to former Governor Rashidi Ladoja in 2003, later governed the state between 2007 and 2011.


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