PDP Mourns Yinka Odumakin


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the death of right activist, social crusader and National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin.

The PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the death of Odumakin as a huge loss to the nation and particularly the PDP, given his erudite contributions to national dialogue and relentless commitment towards the development of democratic ethos in the country.

“Odumakin was consistently focused on fighting for a nation in which the principles of equity, fairness and justice will thrive in every sphere of our national life.

“He dedicated his life as a journalist, human right activist and social crusader for improvement in every phase of the life in our country.

“Indeed, if Yinka Odumakin had the last pint of in his vein and there was a need to drop same for to be strengthened in our country, he would have readily made it available.

“Our party commiserates with his dear wife, Joe, who has also remained steadfast in fighting for human right, governance, credible elections as well as justice, for the downtrodden.

“The PDP also condoles with the larger Odumakin family, the Afeniferi fold as well as the civil society community while offering prayers to God to grant our nation the fortitude to bear this huge loss.” The party said.


Zainab Sa’id

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