By Olajide Meseko
Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin, wife of late Afenifere spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, says a part of her is gone as she formally announced the death of her husband.
In a statement titled, “A Part of Me is Gone,” on Saturday, Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin said her husband died in the early hours of Saturday at the intensive care unit of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).
According to her, the late Odumakin was being managed for respiratory issues due to complications from COVID-19 which he had earlier recovered from.
The statement reads: “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 soul mate. 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.”