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Alao-Akala: A practical Samaritan of our generation has been lost ― Baptist Convention mourns

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The Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) has mourned the death of Chief Alao-Akala saying the late former governor will be remembered for the doggedness and zeal exhibited towards the spread and expansion of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

In a condolence message signed by its Public Relations Officer, Eben Durodola, the Baptist convention decried the loss of “a practical Samaritan of our generation.”

Alao-Akala was lauded as having lived a fulfilled relational life and achieved much in the areas of politics, charity, personal influence, missions, and helping others.

NBC decried that Alao-Akala’s demise meant the loss of a gem, philanthropist and a very important personality.

Stemming from Alao-Akala’s unrelenting generosity, NBC pointed out many people were assisted to rise in life.

Furthermore, the convention bemoaned that a humble, generous, caring, influential, God-fearing man and an administrator of excellence had been lost.

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