LAGOS – Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin, the wife of late Afenifere spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, says a part of her is gone as she formally announced the death of her husband.

The late Yinka Odumakin and his wife Joe

In a statement titled, “A Part of Me is Gone,” on Saturday, Dr. Odumakin said her husband died in the early hours of Saturday at the intensive care unit of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).

According to her, the late Odumakin was being managed for respiratory issues due to complications from COVID-19 which he had earlier recovered from.

The full statement reads: “With gratitude to the Supreme Being for a life well spent, I announce the passing on of my beloved husband, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, to the great beyond after a brief illness.

“The sad event happened this morning (Saturday, 3/4/2021) at the intensive care unit of LASUTH where he was being managed for respiratory issues due to complications from COVID-19 which he had recovered from about a week ago.”