By Babs-Oluribigbe Adeoye
A third republic politician, a former Governor of the Old Ondo State, Bamidele Olumilua is dead.
The announcement was made by his eldest son, Muyiwa Olumilua on Thursday.
Mr Olumilua, who is the Ekiti Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation said his father died at 80 in his Ikere-Ekiti countryhome in the wee hours of Thursday after a brief illness. The elate politician few weeks ago turned 80.
Late Olumilua was the civilian governor of Ondo State, between January 1992 and November 1993 during the Nigeria’s third republic.