Funeral plan for Yinka Odumakin announced

Yinka Odumakin: funeral rites begin Thursday
Yinka Odumakin: funeral rites begin on Thursday
Yinka Odumakin
Yinka Odumakin: funeral plan announced

By Abankula

The funeral plan for the late activist and Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, has been announced.

His widow, Joe Okei-Odumakin, said on Monday the rites would begin on Thursday, 22 April with a day of tributes at the Police College, Ikeja.

The rites would end on Saturday 24 April, when he will be buried in his country home in Moro, Ife North LGA of Osun state.

“Thursday, April 22: Day of Tributes and Service of Songs at the Police College, Ikeja Lagos between 11 am and 4 pm while his body lies in state.

“Friday, April 23: Body departs Lagos for Moro, his country home, in Ife North LGA of Osun State.

“There will be a Christian wake keep by 5 pm at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, to be followed by a candlelight procession on Friday.

“Saturday, April 24: Lying in State at Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro by 8 am, followed by a Funeral Service by 10 am, after which his remains will be committed to Mother Earth at a private interment.”

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