It is no longer news that former Ondo State Governor, Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua is dead. He died in June at his country home in Ikere Ekiti. Ekiti State. He died 2 months after his 80th birthday.
The big news is that a burial date, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th of August, 2020 has just been fixed for OLUMILUA.
Evangelist Bamidele Isola Olumilua 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. He is currently the Chancellor, Ekiti State University.
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.