According to a short statement titled: ‘Odumakin: Heavens gain a third angel,’ a copy of which was made available to newsmen by Yinka’s wife, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, the matriarch died on Wednesday morning in Ikorodu, Lagos around 10.15 a.m.
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Ezekwueme, Chairman of the Civil Liberties Organisation in Anambra State, made the call on Sunday in Enugu.
As the foremost Yoruba socio-political group, shouldn’t Afenifere be leading the charge to have a Yoruba presidency come 2023?
Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, widow of Yinka Odumakin, made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos.
Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, widow of Yinka Odumakin, confirmed the development in a statement she issued on Monday.
He made the call at the 1st anniversary of late Afenifere’s spokesman Yinka Odumakin’s Lecture and Book Presentation.
The PUNCH gathered that both mother and the babies are in excellent health condition. The ‘miracle’ birth fulfilled the wishes of the late Odumakin to have another baby to be named after him.
Kukah described the late Odumakin as a light to the new generation.
That was the outpouring of a completely unbelieving and shattered Joe, on receiving the news that her husband of over two decades was no more.
The admonition was given by Olayinka Agboola, the Publisher of Parrot Xtra Magazine and PMParrot.com, in an open letter he addressed to the number one citizen of Osun State
Governor Makinde stated this while paying tribute to the late Afenifere chieftain during a funeral service held at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, Osun State.
The Oba, represented by Kemade Elugbade, at the funeral service for Odumakin in Moro, described the late Afenifere chieftain as an unforgettable patriotic descendant of Oduduwa and a positive factor in Nigeria’s democracy.
Owolade gave assurance at a funeral service for Odumakin at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, Osun, on Saturday.
This was done during a short reception ceremony at Asejire, the border town of Osun and Oyo States.
Sanwo-Olu said this on Thursday at the Service of Songs and Tributes for the late activist, held at the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos.
Okei-Odumakin stated this on Thursday at the Service of Songs and Tributes for the late activist, at the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos.
Gbajabiamila made this remark at the Lying-in-State, Service of Songs and Tributes for the late spokesman of the pan- Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, in Lagos.
The rights activist, in an announcement on behalf of the family, said that the lying-in-state, tributes and service of songs would hold on Thursday at Police College, Ikeja from 11 a.m.
The governor said Odumakin during his lifetime, did his best through several struggles and interventions to make Nigeria a better country and therefore urged people to stand firm and ensure that the legacy of the late Afenifere spokesman is built upon.
Okei-Odumakin, a rights activist, made the announcement of the order of funeral rites available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos.