Ajimob and Alao-Akala

Ajimob and Alao-Akala

By Taiwo Okanlawon

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has congratulated his predecessor, Adebayo Alao-Akala, on his 70th birthday, describing him as a quintessential politician.

The All Progressives Congress, APC Deputy National Chairman, South West in a congratulatory message on Wednesday, hailed Alao-Akala as a pillar in the party and the state.

“On behalf of my family, I felicitate with my dear brother, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor and a pillar of our great party, (APC) in Oyo State, on the joyous occasion of his 70th birthday celebration,” Ajimobi wrote on his Instagram page.

“As a former governor of our dear state, you have contributed immensely to the growth of the pacesetter state, and as a politician, your advice and contributions to the party have been invaluable.

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“As an indigene of Oyo State, your actions have shown deep love for the people of the state in your words and deeds.

“As you join the elders club, here is wishing you many more years of sound health and greater contributions to Oyo State and the country.”

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On behalf of myself, Wife and family, I felicitate my dear brother, Otunba Adebayo Alao- Akala, former Governor and a pillar of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State on the joyous occasion of his 70th birthday celebration. “As a former Governor of our dear State, you have contributed immensely to the growth of the pacesetter State and as a politician, your advise and contributions to the party have been invaluable. “As an indigene of Oyo State, your actions have shown deep love for the people of the State in your words and deeds. “As you joined the Elders Club, here is wishing you many more years of sound health and greater contributions to Oyo State and the Country.” ~ Senator Abiola Ajimobi

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Also, the state chapter of the APC congratulated the former governor on attaining the age of 70.

In a statement signed by its chairman, Akin Oke, the state chapter said that Alao-Akala had contributed immensely to the state.

It described the former governor as a rallying point for numerous party members.