JUST IN: Afenifere spokesman Yinka Odumakin dies of COVID
Spokesman of pan-Yoruba socio-political group Afenifere Yinka Odumakin has died of complications from COVID-19.
The activist had been on ventilator at a treatment centre in Lagos, Qed.ng learned.
Qed.ng was informed that he had serious underlining conditions including diabetes, lung-related issues and a mild stroke he suffered a few years ago.
He had a lung surgery before he was put on a ventilator.
His case reportedly took a turn for the worse last week, with doctors concluding he had few days left.
His wife and fellow activist Joe Okei-Odumakin had just been informed of the death shortly before the filing of this report.
Global News also put a call to his telephone number but switched off