Odumakin recovered from COVID before his death, says widow
Widow of Yinka Odumakin, the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Joe Okei-Odumakin has disclosed that her husband recovered from COVID-19 week ago before his death.
Recall that a human rights activist, Odumakin died of COVID-19 complications at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).
His death was announced on Saturday.
In a statement released by Odumakin’s wife over the demise of her husband, she 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.”
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