Former governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, that of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, Elderstatesman, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Aare onakakanfo, Iba Gani Adams among other eminent Nigerians on Thursday paid their last respect to the late Afenifere Spokesperson, Mr Yinka Odunmakin as he began his final journey home.
They converged on the Police college, Ikeja, Lagos to witness the service of songs/Day Of Tributes which commenced the 3day burial activities for the late activist.
His body was laid in state in a glass casket before the multitude who had come to also pay their last respect to the late activist.
Widow of Odumakin, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin who accompanied the corpse to the venue in company of friends, families and sympathisers.
Many spoke glowingly about the deceased at the event.
Meanwhile, The remains of Odumakin will depart Lagos for Moro, his country home, in Ife North LGA of Osun State on Friday April 23, 2021 where a Candlelight procession will hold, taking off from the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, Osun State by 6pm.
There will be a Lying in State at Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro on Saturday, April 24, 2021 by 8am.
This will be followed by a Funeral Service by 10am, after which his remains will be committed to Mother Earth at a private interment.
The late Afenifere spokesperson, Mr Yinka Odunakin Died on April 2, 2021 during a brief illness.
He was aged 56.