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Reps Urge FG To Name Polytechnic After Late Alao Akala

The House of Representatives has Urged the Federal Government to name the Federal Polytechnic, Ayede, Oyo State after the Former Governor of the State, late Dr Adebayo Alao-Akala.

This is sequel to a motion moved under matters of urgent national importance by the Chairman House Committee on Information National Orientation Ethics and Values, Olusegun Odebunmi at plenary.

Leading the debate Odebunmi, stated that the former governor had served his country in the Nigerian Police in various capacities before he started his political career in 1999 when he contested and won the chairmanship seat of the Ogbomoso North Local Government. before he became Deputy Governor and executive Governor of Oyo State in 2003 and 2007 respectively.

The lawmaker who expressed sadness over his demise added that the former governor also served and contributed immensely towards the growth, development, peace and sustainability of the state and Nigeria by extension while in office.

Odebunmi while describing his death as a national loss, and irreplaceable stressed the need for the Federal government to recognize and honor the late Akala for his relentless and selfless service to the Country.

Adopting the motion, the house resolved to send a delegation to commiserate with his family and a minute
silence was observed in his honour.

Aisha Adesanya/Abuja

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