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Bamidele Olumilua, Former Governor of Old Ondo State is Dead

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Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua, a former governor of old Ondo state(consisting of Ondo and Ekiti state)and elder stateman is dead.

Olumilua born in 1940, died at the age of 80 in his hometown Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State in the early hours of Thursday.

He was the governor of old Ondo State from January 1992 to November 1993, elected on th Social Democratic Party (SDP) platform.

The news of his death was confirmed by his son, Muyiwa Olumilua, who is the Ekiti State Commissioner for Information.

The commissioner said, “Baba died today (Thursday) around 3 am. We thank God that he lived a good and worthy life and we are proud of his personality and achievements while alive.”

He was also the appointed Chancellor of Ekiti State University by Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi.

Alexandra Ejiofor
Writer, PapercodePost


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