The spokesperson of Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Yinka Odumakin died on Saturday morning, April 3, 2021.
NAIJA LIVE TV understands that Odumakin died of complications from coronavirus (COVID-19) at an undisclosed treatment centre in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city.
A few minutes ago, a Twitter user identified as @Okeydegeneral, who is reportedly close to Yinka Odumakin’s family tweeted: “Just got off the phone moments ago with Dr Joe Odumakin and she confirmed to me the death of her husband Yinka Odumakin.
“He died of lungs related ailment at LASU this morning. A big loss to Nigeria! Rest in peace Yinka Odumakin.”
His wife, Mrs Joe Okei-Odumakin, was also quoted to have confirmed the news of the death.
“A part of me is gone. A part of me is gone. He fought hard at the intensive care unit. Pray for me to survive this. My love is gone.
“He was OK before. Even on March 10 he was still attending meetings. He was recovering yesterday but he died this morning. I am at the intensive care unit. A part of me is gone,” she told PUNCH newspaper.
He died at the intensive care unit of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital after a brief illness.
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