Former Ondo Gov, Olumilua, dies at 80

Former Ondo Gov, Olumilua, dies at 80


The death of former governor of old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua, has been announced.


The late Olomilua was the Governor of old Ondo State from January 1992 to November 1993 during the Third Republic.

Eldest son of the decease, Muyiwa Olumilua, who is Ekiti Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, announced the elder statesman’s death on Thursday.

He said his father died at 80 in his Ikere-Ekiti countryhome in the wee hours of Thursday after a brief illness.

The second civilian governor passed on few weeks after his 80th birthday.

He was elected under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) until General Sani Abacha truncated Civilian administration and restored a military regime.

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