BREAKING: Afenifere Spokesman, Yinka Odumakin is dead .

The Publicity secretary of the pan-Yoruba political group Afenifere Yinka Odumakin, is dead.

Odumakin died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital after a brief illness.

The Afenifere spokesman allegedly died from covid-19 complications.

The activist, who had been on a ventilator at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) isolation centre, died on Saturday morning.

According to reports gathered, Yinka Odumakin had serious underlining conditions including diabetes, lung-related issues and a mild stroke first suffered a few years ago.

He had lung surgery before he was put on a ventilator. His case took a turn for the worse last week, with doctors concluding he had few days left,  a source said.

His wife and fellow activist Mrs Joe Okei-Odumakin, confirmed the development to The PUNCH on Saturday.

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