The death of the former governor of old ondo state, Evangelist Bamidele Ishola Olumilua has been described as a great vacuum which would be very hard to fill
That was the submission of politicians and some associates of the late Politician While speaking exclusively with Orange FM at the residence of the former governor in Ikere-Ekiti
Oluseye Akinwalere reports that the Oke-Osun home of the late politician turned a mini -tourist site as family members, politicians and other categories of sympathizers stormed the country home of the politician to pay their last respects.
The death of the former governor of old ondo state was announced early yesterday as the social media was awash with various captions announcing the death of the late politician
The late olumilua served as governor of ondo state from January 1992 to November 1993
Early callers at the residence of the late governor included the deputy governor of Ekiti state Chief Bisi Eleyemi, Speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly, Funminiyi Afuye and APC chairman in the state Paul Alabi
The atmosphere at the house of the deceased was that of joy as the late Evangelist had instructed before his passing that his demise should be celebrated without mourning .
Women groups staged a light cultural display in front of his house to celebrate his demise
A son of the deceased, Aare Muyiwa Olumilua who is the Commissioner for information in Ekiti State said his late father would forever be missed for his great sense of patriotism, dedication, selfless service and above all honesty
His personal assistant as well as his driver of many years paid glowing tribute of late Olumilua as a kind man
Also, the speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Funminiyi Afuye and the APC chairman in Ekiti State, Paul Alabi remarked that the political class in Ekiti state had lost a hero
At the time of filing this report other dignitaries from across the country were being expected.