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PDP Mourns Yinka Odumakin, Says He Dedicated His Life For Nigeria’s Development

by on April 3, 2021
 

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has expressed shock over the death of Yinka Odumakin, rights activist, social crusader and National Publicity Secretary of pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere.

In a statement by its Spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party described the death of Odumakin as a huge loss to the nation and particularly, the PDP.

The PDP acknowledged Odumakin’s erudite contributions to national dialogue and relentless commitment towards the development of democratic ethos in the country.

“Odumakin was consistently focused in fighting for a nation in which the principles of equity, fairness and justice will thrive in every sphere of our national life.

“He dedicated his life as a journalist, human right activist and social crusader for improvement in every phase of the live in our country.

“Indeed, if Yinka Odumakin had the last pint of blood in his vein and there was a need to drop same for democracy to be strengthened in our country, he would have readily made it available.

“Our party commiserates with his dear wife, Joe, who has also remained steadfast in fighting for human right, good governance, credible elections as well as justice, especially for the downtrodden.

“The PDP also condoles with the larger Odumakin family, the Afenifere fold as well as the civil society community while offering prayers to God to grant our nation the fortitude to bear this huge loss,” the statement read partly.

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