An heartbreaking video has covered the moment Yinka Odumakin’s father’s received the news of his death. The human rights activist died on Saturday.
Joe Okei-Odumakin, a human rights campaigner, on Saturday confirmed the passing of her husband, Yinka Odumakin, after a brief illness.
Mrs Okei-Odumakin, also the President of Women Arise, made the announcement in a statement in Lagos.
She said “The sad event happened on Saturday morning 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.
“I appreciate the outpouring of grief and sympathy from home and abroad as I mourn my irreplaceable soulmate.”
The viral video depicted the heartbreak moment late Yinka Odumakin’s aged father received news of his death which led him to break down in tears.
Heartbreaking moment Yinka Odumakin’s father received news of his demise 💔 pic.twitter.com/IVdi4T4bgG
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