Former Ondo Military Governor, Gen Opaleye Dies Of Heart Attack

A former military Governor of old Ondo State, Major General Ekundayo Babakayode Opaleye (rtd), is dead.

According to Leadership, General Opaleye died of a heart attack in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, in the early hours of Saturday, November 18.

He was military governor old Ondo State (before the creation of present-day Ekiti State) from August, 1986 to December, 1987, during the regime of Military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida.

He took over from Admiral Mike Akhigbe of blessed memory before handing over to Commodore Olabode George.

Until his death this Saturday, November 18, 2023, he was the Balogun Erunmu of Owu, Abeokuta, Ogun State.