Alao-Akala Reinstated As Council Boss Hours After Ex-Governor’s Alliance With APC

Adebayo Alao-Akala (left) with Bola Tinubu (middle) and Remi Tinubu

Olamijuwonlo Alao-Akala, the son of the former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has been reinstated as the chairman of Ogbomosho North local government area hours after his father formed an alliance with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

It was heard that Adebayo Alao-Akala had announced his decision to forfeit his ambition to support the APC candidate, Adebayo Adelabu ahead of the March 9 elections.

This, after his reported meeting with APC national leader, Bola Tinubu.

Olamijuwonlo was suspended by four councillors in his council over alleged anti-party activities in February, the APC said then.

But barely 12 hours after his father decided to form an alliance with the APC and its candidate to work together in the election, the suspended chairman has been reinstated.

His reinstatement by the state government under the leadership of Abiola Ajimobi, the governor, was contained in a letter signed on behalf of the state government by the commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in Oyo State, Bimbo Kolade.

Olamijuwonlo is expected to resume office on March 4.

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