The Spokesman for pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin, has died of COVID-19, The PUNCH has learnt.
Odumakin, it was learnt, died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital isolation centre.
His wife, Mrs Joe Okei-Odumakin, confirmed this to The PUNCH on Saturday.
Our correspondent was told that a delegation of Yoruba leaders were on their way to the residence of Afenifere leader, Ayo Adebanjo, to break the news to him.
The wife said, “A part of me is gone. A part of me is gone. He fought hard at the intensive care unit. Pray for me to survive this. My love is gone.
“He was OK before. He was recovering yesterday but he died this morning. I am at the intensive care unit. A part of me is gone.”