Joe Okei Odumakin, the wife of the national publicity secretary for the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin has publicly announced the death of her husband and says a part of her is gone.
”A PART OF ME IS GONE!
With gratitude to the Supreme Being for a life well spent, I announce the passing on of my beloved husband, Comrade Yinka Odumakin to the great beyond after a brief illness.
The sad event happened this morning (Saturday, 3/4/2021) at the intensive care unit of LASUTH where he was being managed for respiratory issues due to complications from COVID-19 which he had recovered from about a week ago.
I appreciate the outpouring of grief and sympathy from home and abroad as I mourn my irreplaceable soulmate. I urge us all to remain steadfast in the cause of the masses to which he dedicated his life.
Burial arrangement will be made public in due course.
Signed: Dr Joe Okei Odumakin”