Family Announces Burial Programme For Yinka Odumakin

Family Announces Burial Programme For Yinka Odumakin

The family of late spokesman of the Pan Yoruba socio-political and cultural group, Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, has announced burial programme for the late activist who died on April 2, 2021.

He will be buried on Saturday, April 24 in Moro, his birthplace in Ife area of Osun State.

Odumakin died on Friday, April 2, 2021, reportedly from complications related to COVID-19 complications.

In a statement by his widow, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, “The rites will span three days, starting from Thursday, April 22, Friday 23 and Saturday, April 24.

“There would be a Day of Tributes and Service of Songs at the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos, between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm while his body lies in state on Thursday, April, 22.

“On Friday 23, his body departs Lagos for Moro, his country home, in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun.

“There will be a Christian wake keep by 5:00 pm at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, which will be followed by a candle light procession.”

His remains will undergo a Lying-in-State at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro by 8am on April 24, followed by interment.

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