Afenifere Spokesperson And Activist, Yinka Odumakin To Be Buried On April 24


Renowned Human Rights Activist, Yinka Odumakin Is DeadFamily of late activist and Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, have on Monday, April 12 announced his burial arrangement.

In a statement, his widow and fellow activist, Joe Okei-Odumakin, said his burial rites would begin on Thursday, April 22 with a day of tributes at the Police College, Ikeja.

The funeral would end on Saturday, April 24 when he will be buried in his country home in Moro, Ife North LGA of Osun state.

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The statement reads;

Thursday, April 22: Day of Tributes and Service of Songs at the Police College, Ikeja Lagos between 11 am and 4 pm while his body lies in state.

Friday, April 23: Body departs Lagos for Moro, his country home, in Ife North LGA of Osun State.

There will be a Christian wake keep by 5 pm at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, to be followed by a candlelight procession on Friday.

Saturday, April 24: Lying in State at Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro by 8 am, followed by a Funeral Service by 10 am, after which his remains will be committed to Mother Earth at a private interment.

Read Also: Odumakin Recovered From COVID-19 Before His Death, Says Wife

Late Afenifere spokesperson died at age 54, after battling with respiratory problems COVID-19 related complications at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital isolation centre on Friday, April 2.

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