The end of an Era, Yinka Odumakin has gone to rest.

The end of an Era, Yinka Odumakin has gone to rest.

The National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, is dead, his demise was confirmed by some of his associate in the Pan Yoruba group Afenifere.

In another development 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.

Yinka Odumikin, died  after a brief illness, at the intensive care unit of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. He was an active player in national politics and he also played a key role in the  National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) that fought the regime of General Sani Abacha after the annulment of June 12, 1993 election.

He also played a key role in Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF), the body representing ethnic nationalities in the South-West, South-South, South-East, and the Middle Belt.

Yinka,is married to  Dr Joe Odumakin, he is one of the strongest critics of the present Buhari-led administration.

He has strongly condemned the activities of some killers in Yorubaland.

In his recent interview on Channels Television, he said those who are afraid of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun are criminals.

He said the initiative is for the protection of the ordinary people within the Southwest. He was a strong voice in trying to make Nigeria a better place.

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