Afenifere spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin to be buried on April 24





The family of late activist and Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, have announced his burial arrangement.


In a statement released on Monday April 12, his widow, Joe Okei-Odumakin, said his burial rites would begin on Thursday, April 22 with a day of tributes at the Police College, Ikeja, and would end on Saturday, April 24 when he will be buried in his country home in Moro, Ife North LGA of Osun state.


“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.”


Odumakin died from Covid19 related complications at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital isolation centre on Friday, April 2.

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