Afenifere spokesman dies from Covid-19 complications

Afenifere spokesman dies from Covid-19 complications


A human rights activist and spokesman of Afenifere, Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Yinka Odumakin, is dead.


The socio-critic, died from COVID-19 complications at the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), according to a family source.

The deceased was admitted to LASUTH last week from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos, when his condition deteriorated, according to the source.

The late activist was critical of Federal Government against arresting Sunday Igboho who issued a quit notice to the Fulani herders in Ibarapa Oyo State and subsequently ejected the Sarkin Fulani in Igangan.

Odumakin, was married to another activist, Dr. Joe Odumakin and he played a key role in the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) that fought the regime of General Sani Abacha after the annulment of the June 12, 1993 election.

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