Ogbomoso Standstill As Youths Hold Candlelight Procession

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    Hundreds of residents of Ogbomoso in Oyo State, on Wednesday, organized a candle night procession in honour of a former governor of the State, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala.

    DAILY POST reports that Alao-Akala is an indigene of Ogbomoso, the second largest city in the State.

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    Our correspondent recalls that the former police officer died in the early hours of Wednesday, 12th January, 2022.

    He was the governor of the State between 2007 and 2011.

    To pay their last respect for the former governor, youths, women and men in their hundreds organized a candle night procession in honor of the former governor.

    The event attracted friends, family and supporters of the late politician.

    The procession, which started around 4.pm, took off from Alao-Akala’s residence.

    It moved through Takie, Sabo, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Orita Naira, Oja’gbo, Ijeru, Arowomole, Oja Akande and Seminary.

    All the participants wore black attires.

    They described the former Governor as someone whose legacies cannot be forgotten in a hurry.

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