Yinka Odumakin recovered from Covid before death, says wife

The President, Women Arise for Change Initiative, Joe Okei-Odumakin, has confirmed the news of the of her husband .

Odumakin died on Saturday at the intensive care unit of the State University Teaching Hospital.

Before his , he was the National Publicity Secretary of the pan- group, .

His wife, in a statement, said the spokesman died due to COVID-19 complications after recovering from the virus.

“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.”