He was at the Command Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State, The Institution of Training of Senior Military and Para-Military Personnel, as well as the top Echelon of the Public Services, from where he bagged the prestigious [PSC].

After a distinguished and meritorious career in the Nigeria Police Force which saw him serving in various capacity ranging from Station Officer, Divisional Police Officer, Area Commander and Staff Officer Logistics and Supplies, he retired as an Assistant Commissioner of Police [ACP] in 1995

He was a detribalized Police Officer who used his position to establish relationship across the Country, after his retirement in the Nigeria Police, he then returned to Ogbomoso, his home town, to join politics, which made him to contest in 1998 for Chairmanship in Ogbomoso North Local Government, under the platform of All Peoples Party [APP] which he finally won

Also, in 2003, he was selected by Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], as a Deputy Governor to Senator Rashidi Ladoja and the election made Alao Akala to be Deputy Governor of Oyo State

After the exit of Senator Rashidi Ladoja as the Governor, and following consultation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders he was accepted to complete the term of Ladoja, and subsequently accepted as the party governorship candidate in 2007, an election he won which made hin the Executive Governor of Oyo State between the year 2007 – 2011.

The notable politician is happily married and blessed with Children

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