A former governor of old Ondo state, Chief Bamidele Olumilua is dead, brtshadow.com reports. A close member of the family in Ekiti confirmed he died in the early hours of Thursday
About Bamidele Olomilua:
Bamidele Isola Olumilua is a Nigerian politician who was the elected Governor of Ondo State, Nigeria from January 1992 to November 1993 during the Nigerian Third Republic, elected on the Social Democratic Party (SDP) platform.
He was forced to leave office when the military regime of general Sani Abacha took power. His deputy governor was Olusegun Agagu, who later became Governor of Ondo State from 29 May 2003 until February 2009.
Olomilua is currently the Chancellor, Ekiti State University.
Bamidele Olomilua was born
Olumilua joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 1998, he was appointed as the Chairman of the Christian Pilgrims Board, In August 2005, the PDP stated that he was no longer a member of the party, he later became one of the founding members of the Action Congress (AC) party, formed in 2006.
Olomilua died at the ripe age of 80.