Yinka Odumakin: Transition announcement
The family of the late activist and Afenifere spokesman, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, on Monday announced the order of his funeral rites.
According to a release signed by his widow, Dr Joe Okei Odumakin, the rites will span three days – starting from Thursday 22nd through Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th April 2021.
Thursday 22nd April: Day of Tributes and Service of Songs at the Police College, Ikeja Lagos between 11am and 4pm while his body lies in state.
Friday 23rd April: Body departs Lagos for Moro, his country home, in Ife North LGA of Osun State.
There will be a Christian wake keep by 5pm at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, to be followed by a Candle light procession on Friday.
Saturday, 24th April: Lying in State at Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro by 8am, followed by a Funeral Service by 10am, after which his remains will be committed to Mother Earth at a private interment.