‘A Part of Me is Gone’, Says Joe Odumakin, Wife of Late Afenifere Spokesman

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Dr Joe Okei Odumakin, wife of the late Spokesman of Afenifere, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, said with the death of her husband, a part of her was gone.

The Afenifere spokesman died at the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) on Saturday of complications from COVID-19.
In a statement on the death of her husband, Dr. Odumakin said her late husband had recovered from COVID-19 about a week ago and was being managed for respiratory issues at the hospital’s ICU vefore his death.

The statement read: “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.”

She said burial arrangement would be made public in due course.