Yinka Odumakin: 5 Things You Need To Know About The Late Afenifere Spokesman

Yinka Odumakin

Here are 5 things you need to know about the late national publicity secretary for the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin.

The specific cause of Mr Odumakin's death is not clear yet but reports some media revealed he had long battled diabetes and survived complications in the past. and had been in the ICU of LASUTH for the past one week after being transferred from IDH Yaba. The late activist and public analyst reportedly died in Lagos on Saturday morning.

Yinka Odumakin Profile

Yinka Odumakin's biography isn't available yet, but we've been able to compile some amazing facts that will help you know him better.
• Yinka Odumakin was a public analyst, activist and politician. Until his death on the 3rd of April, 2021, he was the national publicity secretary for the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere.
• He played a vital role in the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) that fought General Sani Abacha's regime after the annulment of the June 12, 1993 election.
• Odumakin's official age isn't available, but some media sources revealed he died at the age of 59.
• He was married to Dr. Josephine Obiajulu Odumakin, a popular women's rights activist and president of the human rights groups, Women Arise for Change Initiative and the Campaign for Democracy. The union is blessed with children.
• The late Afenifere spokesman died on the 3rd of April, 2021 in Lagos. The family is yet to release an official statement regarding the cause of his death, but SaharaReporters reported that he died due to complications from COVID-19.

RIP Sir!
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