Rights activist Okei-Odumakin confirms death of her husband



Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, a campaigner, on Saturday confirmed the passing of her husband, Yinka, after a brief illness.

Okei-Odumakin, also the President of Arise, made the announcement in a statement in Lagos.

She said “The sad event happened on Saturday morning at the intensive care unit of LASUTH where he was being managed for respiratory due to complications from COVID-19 which he had recovered from about a week ago.

“I appreciate the outpouring of grief and sympathy from home and abroad as I mourn my irreplaceable soulmate.”

She urged all to remain steadfast in the cause of the masses to which her husband dedicated life.

She said that burial arrangements be made public in due course. (NAN)