Yinka Odumakin’s widow announces order of funeral rites
The remains of the spokesman of the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin will be interred on Saturday, April 24.
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, his widow, made this known in the order of funeral rites made available on Monday in Lagos.
Her words: “The rites will span three days, starting from Thursday, April 22, Friday 23 and Saturday, April, 24.
“There would be day of tributes and Service of Songs at the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos, between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm while his body lies in state on Thursday, April, 22.
“On Friday 23, his body departs Lagos for Moro, his country home, in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun.
“There will be a Christian wake keep by 5:00 pm at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, which will be followed by a candle light procession.”
Okei- Odumakin disclosed that there would be Lying in State at Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro by 8: 00 am on April 24.
This would be followed by a funeral service by 10:00 am, after which his remains would be committed to Mother Earth at a private interment,” she said.
Odumakin died on Friday, April 2, 2021 after battling with respiratory problems occasioned by COVID-19 complications.