Former Ondo State Governor, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua, has died, aged 80. Confirming his death, a close member of his family disclosed that the elder statesmen passed on in the early hours of Thursday in his country home, in Ikere-Ekiti.
His eldest son and current Ekiti State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Muyiwa Olumilua confirmed the death of his father.
The late Olomilua was the Governor of old Ondo State, Nigeria from January 1992 to November 1993 during the Third Republic.
He was elected under the platform of the Social Democratic Party before Gen. Sani Abacha took over and restored military rule.