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Akeredolu hands over ex-Gov Olumilua’s corpse to Fayemi


The Ondo State Government on Tuesday handed over remains of former Governor of Old Ondo, Late Evang. Bamidele Olumilua for final burial.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu led top government functionaries in handing over the remains of the former Governor to Governor Fayemi at Ikere- Ekiti, a border town of the two states.

Present at the brief event were children and family members of the deceased, including Ekiti Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Aare Olumuyiwa Olumilua; Commissioner for Special Duties, Alhaji Ayodele Jinadu and other top government officials.

Olumilua, who died on June 4 at 80, was Governor of old Ondo State (comprising the present Ondo and the Ekiti States) between 1992 and 1993.

Fayemi had during a condolence visit to the residence of the deceased, promised to workout modality with Governor Akeredolu to give the former Governor a befitting burial.

Ekiti State Government has scheduled a commendation service in honor of Olumilua for Wednesday in Ado- Ekiti.


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