BY AFOLABI ORIOLA
The remains of the Former Governor of Old Ondo state, Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua have been committed buried with a call on Nigerians especially the leaders to use every season of their lives to serve humanity.
This was part of submissions of Clerics and Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi at the final Funeral ceremony former governor in his country home, Ikere Ekiti.
In a sermon titled “Trinity of life” An Assistant Evangelist of the Gospel Faith Mission International, Reverend Oludare Falade charged people to always serve with fear of God and desist from actions that could rob them eternal rest.
Reverend Falade who described life as an opportunity, said no man on earth would not experience death, hence the need for leaders to be ready to give their account of stewardship on the judgement day.
He noted that everyone irrespective of status would be judged according to whatever that might had been written about them while on earth.
Bishop Felix Adejumo of the Agape Church, who lamented that the values of the nation had gone to the drain, said many people no longer care about God but only their pockets.
Bishop Adejumo prayed God to transform Nigeria and save the country from her current woes
In a remark, Governor Kayode Fayemi said dignitaries that graced the occasion spoke volumes of the legacy and impactful life lived by Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua.
Governor Fayemi maintained that the late OLUMILUA served meriteously in the Old Ondo state and contributed meaningfully to the growth of Nigeria.
He called on leaders and members of the society to emulate the selfless service of Evangelist Bamidele Olumilua.
In their brief remarks, one of the sons of the deceased who is also the commissioner for information, Mr Muyiwa OLUMILUA and the first Daughter, Mrs Yetunde Banjo expressed appreciation to those who made the burial of their father a befitting one.
They also described their father as a tolerant and hard working man who always respected people’s opinions.
The ceremony was attended by people from all walks of life including two Former Governors of Ekiti, Chief Segun Oni and Chief Ayodele Fayose, Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko as well as Representative of the Vice president, Senator Babafemi Ojudu.