Alao-Akala Biography, Age, Education, Career and Net Worth

Adebayo Alao-Akala Biography

Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala was a Nigerian politician and former police officer. He was a former governor of Oyo state. Adebayo Alao-Amaka was born on 3 June 1950 in Ogbomoso, Oyo state.

Alao-Akala Profile


Adebayo Alao-Akala

Real Name

Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Date of Birth

3 June 1950


71 years (2022)

State of Origin

Oyo State






Politician, Police Officer

Known for

Governor of Oyo state

Political Party

All Progressive Congress (APC)




Kemi Alao-Akala

Net Worth

Under Review


January 12, 2022

Educational Background

Adebayo Alao-Akala Education and Career

Adebayo Alao-Akala attended Osupa Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso and Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana. 

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In 1990, Alao-Akala passed the Staff College (PSC). He obtained a diploma in Business administration in 1998 and Doctor of Civil Law (DCL) Honoris Causa, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso in 2006.

In 2008, he obtained a Doctor of Science (Political Science) Honoris Causa from Lead City University, Ibadan.

He is an alumnus of the Administrative Staff College, Topo, Badagry; the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos; Police Staff College, Jos; Command and Staff College, Jaji.


Adebayo Alao-Akala Oyo state governor

Adebayo Alao- Akala started his career as a Cadet Inspector in the Nigerian Police College, Ikeja in 1974. Based on recommendation, he proceeded to Hendon Police College, in London for overseas training.

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Alao-Akala worked as a Station Officer before he was promoted to Administrative Officer, Federal Operations at the Force Headquarters, Lagos.

He later rose to the position of Operations Officer, FEDOPS, Lagos. He became the Personal Assistant to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police and subsequently the ADC to the Inspector-General of Police.

Adebayo Alao- Akala held several command positions in the Nigerian police. He was the Operational Commander Advanced Training Wing, Police College, Ikeja.

He was the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Bode Thomas, Lagos, Iponri Police Station, Lagos, Nigeria Railways, Ebutte Meta, Lagos; Area Commander, Western District and Nigeria Railway Police, Ibadan.

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Alao- Akala was the CSP Admin; Gongola State Command, Yola and later Kwara State Command, Ilorin.

Alao- Akala served as the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Agodi Area Command, Ibadan, Oyo State Police Command, Ibadan.

He was Nigerian delegate at two INTERPOL conferences in Nice, France and in Málaga, Spain.

In 1995. Adebayo Alao- Akala retired as an Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Logistics and Supply, Oyo State Police Command, Eleyele, Ibadan.

In 1996, Alao-Akala ventured into politics. He became a member of New Dimension and participated in the zero-party local government election of 1996.

He was one of the founding members of UNP before its fusion with UNC to form UNCP.

He participated in the Ogbomoso Federal Constituency (One) primary election of the UNCP in 1997.

Adebayo Alao- Akala contested and won the chairmanship seat of the Ogbomoso North Local Government along with seven councilors under the platform of APP in 1998. He served as the vice-chairman of ALGON, Oyo State Chapter between 1999 and 2002.

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In May 2003, Alao- Akala was sworn in as the Oyo state deputy governor. He however became the governor after Rashidi Ladoja was impeached in 2006.

He served for 11 months as Oyo state governor before the impeachment was overturned by the Supreme Court and Rashidi Ladoja was reinstated in December 2006.

In 2007, Adebayo Alao-Akala was elected the governor of Oyo state under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He served his full term and stepped down as governor in May 2011.

In 2014, Alao- Akala defected to Labour Party and declared his intention to run for governor under the platform of Labour Party. He emerged the party flag bearer but lost in the 2015 general election.

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In December 2017, Alao- Akala defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC). However , he defected to the Action Democratic Party (ADP) where he won the gubernatorial ticket to contest the office of Governor of Oyo state in the 2019 general elections.

He stepped down in the governorship race and defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2019.

Personal Life

Adebayo Alao-Akala wife and children

Alao- Akala is married to his wife Kemi Alao- Akala with seven children. He speaks Yoruba, Hausa and Ghanaian languages fluently. He is a christian of Yoruba origin.


Adebayo Alao-Akala death

Alao- Akala died on January 12, 2022. He was 71 years old.

Alao- Akala Net Worth

Adebayo Alao-Akala Net Worth

Adebayo Alao-Akala net worth is currently under review

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