Akala and the secret of fame

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It is no exaggeration to say that the world was agog celebrating the birthday of a former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao Akala, as he turned 70 last June 3. I know there are several other people including world great achievers born on this day, I am not sure that there is any other person being celebrated and appreciated today more than the ebullient, pragmatic, charismatic, munificent 16th governor of Oyo State, across the globe.

From last week, the media, including the social media, have been dominated with stories on the Otun of the Source and since midnight, seven out of ten posts in virtually all the social media platforms are messages, stickers and…



Source: Nigerian Tribune