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Yinka Odumakin: A life of critical activism

SHOCK and an outpouring of grief were the immediate responses by many Nigerians to the death of Comrade Peter Oluyinka Odumakin, a democracy advocate, civil society activist and spokesman for the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere. His wife, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, said he died on the morning of Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Intensive Care
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Yinka Odumakin: An Ode to the Fallen One

Yinka Odumakin to be buried April 24

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, says the body of her husband, late Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, will be laid to rest on Saturday, April 24. Okei-Odumakin, a rights activist, made the announcement of the order of funeral rites available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. According to her, “the rites will span
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Yinka Odumakin: Transition announcement

How Yinka Odumakin attended to Yoruba issues on sick bed – Associates, in-laws, others relive the late Afenifere spokesman’s life

By Kennedy Mbele At the main gate of the popular Omole Estate, Ojodu, Lagos hung a portrait of the frontline human rights activist, Yinka Odumakin, confirming the news of his sudden death at 59 last Wednesday. At the Odumakins’ residence inside the estate, also hanging at the entrance was an upright banner bearing the picture
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Yinka Odumakin: Transition announcement

Yinka Odumakin: I wish my husband could witness tributes poured on him —Widow

….Though we had differences, I respected him—Tinubu; Afenifere cancels meeting …As Ooni, Southern Senators Forum, Ijaw group, Nzuko Umunna, others mourn By Clifford Ndujihe, Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon & Rotimi Ojomoyela Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, wife of the late Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, said, yesterday, that she wished her husband was alive to witness the glowing
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Yinka Odumakin’s last column

Popular Vanguard columnist, Yinka Odumakin, succumbed to the cold hands of death on Saturday, April 3, leaving his family and indeed most Nigerians, especially his readers, heart-broken. This was the last column he wrote for Vanguard on March 8 before his transition. Decoding ‘no flight zone’ over Zamfara? OUR parents out of ignorance over the demographic
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Odumakin was nation builder, allergic to injustice, lives on — Eholor

Yinka Odumakin was passionate about Yoruba cause -Sen Adeyeye

By Victor Ajihromanus Former Minister of State for Works,  Sen Dayo Adeyeye,  has described the late spokesperson for pan Yoruba sociopolitical organisation,  Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin,  as someone who was passionate about Yoruba cause. Adeyeye, who the late Odumakin succeeded as Afenifere scribe,  said the deceased was an advocate for true federalism. In a tribute made
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