OBITUARY | Afenifere Spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, Dies of COVID-19

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has donated N5million towards the funeral Yinka Odumakin, late Afenifere Publicity Secretarya
*Late Mr. Yinka Odumakin.
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By News Express


The fearless spokesman of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, is dead. He died of COVID-19 complications.

An online newspaper, News Express, confirmed the news at about 10:00 a.m. this Saturday, April 3, 2021.

The activist had been on ventilator at a treatment centre in Lagos, according to reports.

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A report by the news portal said that Odumakin “had serious underlining conditions including diabetes, lung-related issues and a mild stroke he suffered a few years ago.

“He had a lung surgery before he was put on a ventilator.”

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The report said that “his case reportedly took a turn for the worse last week, with doctors concluding he had few days left.

“His wife and fellow activist Joe Okei-Odumakin had just been informed of the death shortly before the filing of this report.”

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