Afenifere secretary Yinka Odumakin dies

yinka Odumakin
Yinka Odumakin: dies of COVID-19

yinka Odumakin
Yinka Odumakin: dies of COVID-19

By Abankula

Yinka Odumakin, the political activist and publicity secretary of the Pan-Yoruba political group, Afenifere is dead.

He was aged 56.

An online news platform, Q.E.D, first reported his death.

Odumakin reportedly died of complications from COVID-19.

He was said to have been battling underlying conditions such as diabetes before the COVID-19 attack.

His shocked wife, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin confirmed the death of her husband.

She said he died Saturday at the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.

A fellow activist Bunmi Omoseyindemi confirmed the news.

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  1. May the soul of Odumakin rest in peace. May God grant the wife, the family and host of freedom fighters he left on the battlefield the fortitude bear this big loss. Yorùbás particularly shall for ever remember your roles in the Nigeria political scene. Sun re o

  2. May his soul rest in peace.
    He played his part on earth.
    Covid 19 kills. People should not take it lightly

    • Yinka wouldn’t have supported TINUBU in 2023. Being the Secretary General of Afenifere his objecting voice would have mattered. Hmmmmmm. Another Funso Williams. WHO KILLED YINKA ODUMAKIN?

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