SAD: Former Ondo State Governor, Bamidele Olumilua dies at 80
The family of Olomilua are in mourning following the death of their elderstateman and father.
Former Governor of the Old Ondo State, Bamidele Olomilua has been confirmed dead at the age of 80.
Olumilua died at his country home, Ikere Ekiti. His remains have been transported to the morgue at Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital in Ado Ekiti.
The late Olomilua was the Governor of old Ondo State, Nigeria from January 1992 to November 1993 during the Nigerian Third Republic.
He was elected under the platform of the Social Democratic Party until General Sani Abacha took over and restored a military regime.
His son and Commissioner for Information and Values in Ekiti state, Olumuyiwa had tweeted: “Happy 80th birthday to our father, our leader, and one of icons of our time, my dad, His Excellency Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua. Wishing him more years in good health.”
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