Bamidele Olumilua is confirmed dead at the age of 80.
Bamidele was best known as a Nigerian politician.
Bamidele Olumilua
Governor of Ondo State
In office
January 1992 – November 1993
Preceded bySunday Abiodun Olukoya
Succeeded byMike Torey
Personal details
Born1940
DiedJune 4, 2020
Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria
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. Former Diplomat of Nigeria to the state of Canada
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.
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