LAGOS – Dr Joe Okei Odumakin, the 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 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 full 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 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.”
You may be interested
Alleged link to terrorists: We stand behind Pantami — PresidencyWebby - April 23, 2021
The Presidency said yesterday that it stand behind the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, over his past…
EFCC Arrests Popular Instagram Comedian, Pankeeroy For Alleged Internet Fraud In LagosWebby - April 23, 2021
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a popular Instagram comedian, Nwagbo Oliver Chidera, better known as Pankeeroy,…
Lagos govt opens up on COVID-19 vaccines side effectWebby - April 23, 2021
• NCDC takes responsibility for portal’s malfunctioning• 26,000 persons vaccinated in Ekiti State, says govt The Lagos State Government has…