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Yinka Odumakin Family Announces Burial Arrangements

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Comrade Yinka Odumakin, the late activist and Afenifere spokesman family, on Monday announced the order of his funeral rites.

His widow, Joe Odumakin said the rites will be for three days – starting from Thursday 22nd through Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th April 2021.


His burial arrangement is as follows: “Thursday 22nd April: Day of Tributes and Service of Songs at the Police College, Ikeja Lagos between 11 am and 4 pm 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 by 5 pm at the Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro, to be followed by a Candlelight procession on Friday.

Saturday, 24th April: Lying in State at Origbo Anglican Grammar School, Moro by 8 am, followed by a Funeral Service by 10 am, after which his remains will be committed to Mother Earth at a private interment.”

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