Odumakin’s death, a great loss to Yorubaland, says Oyetola

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has described the death of Mr Yinka Odumakin, the of the pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, as a great loss to Yorubaland and the nation.

Oyetola, in a statement by his Chief Press , Ismail Omipidan, in Osogbo on Saturday, commiserated with the Afenifere, the wife of the deceased, the children and the entire .

The governor said the contributions of the deceased to the enthronement and growth of in Nigeria would not forgotten.

According to the governor, the late was an of justice, fairness, good governance and a better Nigeria.

He said: “On behalf of the Government and good people of the State of Osun, I commiserate with the Afenifere Group over the demise of Mr Yinka Odumakin.

“I also with his wife, Dr Joe, his children and the entire Odumakin over this tragic occurrence.

“The death of Mr Yinka Odumakin is a great loss to Yorubaland and Nigeria as a whole.

“­His contributions to the enthronement and growth of in the country will never forgotten.

“It is my prayer that God Almighty will comfort his and loved ones and grant his soul eternal rest.” ()