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Sadness As Prominent Ex Nigerian Governor Dies Of Heart Attack (pic)

A former military governor of Ondo state, Major General Ekundayo Babakayode Opaleye (rtd), is dead.

Multiple media reports said Opaleye passed away on Saturday morning, November 18, having suffered a heart attack.

According to Daily Trust newspaper, the former military governor breathed his last in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

The deceased was the military governor of old Ondo state (before the creation of present-day Ekiti state) from August 1986 to December 1987.

He took over from late Admiral Mike Akhigbe before handing over to Commodore Olabode George.

Opaleye, until his death, was the Balogun of Erunmu, Owu, Abeokuta.