Mrs Joe Okei-Odumakin, wife of the Spokesman for the Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere Yinka Odumakin said that her husband recovered from COVID-19 a week ago before his death.
Yinka Odumakin’s death was announced on Saturday. He was reported to have died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).
On the death of her husband, Joe Okey-Odumakin in a statement, said her husband died, on Saturday, at the intensive care unit of LASUTH where he was being treated for respiratory issues due to COVID-19 complications.
Okei-Odumakin appreciated the sympathy received by the family since the news broke out, adding that the burial arrangement will be announced soon.
“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,” she said.
“I appreciate the outpouring of grief and sympathy from home and abroad as I mourn my irreplaceable soulmate. I urge us all to remain steadfast in the cause of the masses to which he dedicated his life.
“Burial arrangement will be made public in due course.”