The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has described the overdue ex-Ondo State Governor, Evang. Bamidele Olumilua as a pacesetter who valued self-respect, announcing he used to be by no means a contract-seeking particular person within the quest for subject material acquisition.
The governor stated the overdue Olumilua by no means wavered from talking the reality to energy as a result of he used to be no longer materialistic nor did he compromise his integrity thru pointless drives for contracts and different enjoyments.
Fayemi spoke in Ikere Ekiti, on Friday, all through an interdenominational burial procession held for the previous Governor of the previous Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Ishola Olumilua.
Olumilua who died on August four on the age of 80, used to be the governor of the previous Previous Ondo State between 1992 and 1993 at the platform of the Social Democratic Celebration(SDP).
Politicians on the burial come with the Presidential Adviser on Political Issues, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, in addition to former Governors Segun Oni and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State respectively amongst others
Fayemi in his tribute applauded Olumilua for his love and compassion for Ekiti, announcing he had left an indelible footprint on Ekiti’s socio-political sand.
“Baba Olumilua embraced all of the governors of Ekiti without reference to birthday celebration association. He scolded, chastised us when the desire be. He used to be a governor for not up to two years in Ondo, however he used to be ready to change into the state.
“His singular motion resulted in the admission of Ondo into the committee of oil-producing states. The entire governors from Ekiti all the time went to him to drink from his wealth of enjoy.
“He all the time spoke the minds of the folk by way of talking the reality to energy. When he referred to as you, he used to be no longer calling for a freelance or any cash, he all the time mentioned developmental problems. All of us benefited from his generosity of spirit.
“The best legacy we realized about his lifestyles and time is that, just right identify is healthier than gold and silver and that the most efficient carrier one can render is carrier to the folk.
“We admired and thanked him for his lifetime of selfless carrier to the folk of Ekiti and Ondo States”.
In his sermon entitled ‘inevitability of Loss of life’, Pastor T.O. Falade of the Gospel Religion Venture Global described loss of life as a debt everybody, wealthy or deficient can pay to both achieve eternity or hellfire.
He stated: “Some live their lives as though they are going to be right here without end, this isn’t imaginable. I wish to inspire you to reveal your minds in opposition to that day when loss of life would come to knock for your door.
“Baba Olumilua used to be a governor of a state at a time and this didn’t deprive him of serving God. He used to be prayerful as a result of he knew that someday he can be referred to as to judgement”.
In her eulogies to the overdue Olumilua, the deceased’s first daughter, Mrs Yetunde Banjo, described her father as a stickler for regulations, whose erudition and love for scholarship knew no bounds.
“My father used to be a completely skilled particular person. He may just talk on any subject beneath the solar. He believed that arduous paintings and prayer can take you to anyplace you wish to have.
“As a governor, he informed certainly one of his kids to not assume he had any particular entitlement. He informed the son instantly that he used to be the governor and no longer the son and will have to overlook about considering that he will have to revel in any particular receive advantages as a governor’s son.”