As Nigerians mourn the painful loss of life of human rights activist, Yinka Odumakin, his spouse, Joe Okei-Odumakin is inconsolable.
Yinka Odumakin, spokesperson for pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere is reported to have died from COVID-19 issues within the early hours of Saturday.
He was aged 56.
Amidst sobbing in response to newsmen, she declared repeatedly: “A part of me is gone.”
“Part of me is gone. Part of me is gone. He fought onerous on the intensive care unit. Pray for me to outlive this. My love is gone.
“He was OK earlier than. Even on March 10 he was nonetheless attending conferences. He was recovering yesterday however he died this morning. I’m on the intensive care unit. Part of me is gone,” she added.
Joe Okei-Odumakin can be a girl’s rights activist.
The couple met at a detention facility in Alagbon throughout the days of Sani Abacha.