Father of All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State Gubernatorial aspirant Pa Ogunjuyigbe Stephen Bamidele is dead. He was aged 86.
A statement issued in Iyin Ekiti on Friday morning by his son Michael Opeyemi Bamidele and made available to newsmen, Opeyemi revealed that, he died at about 3:30pm at The NEWDAY Medical Center, Ijapo Estate, Akure on Thursday.
The late Bamideles” patriarch, according to his son, was aged 86. The statement said his remains had been deposited in the morgue.
Bamidele said burial arrangements would be released soon by the family. Pa Bamidele was a community leader and politician during his life time.
He was at a time the Chairman of Iyin Ekiti Ward B on the platform of both the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and Action Congress of Nigeria(ACN) in Ekiti State.