Leadership of the Yoruba self determination group, Coalition of Odua Self determination groups (COSEG) on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to the late publicity secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin , describing him a selfless activist who gave his best to humanity and that he will always be remembered for the good he did while on earth.
The leadership of COSEG , at the residence of the deceased to pay condolence to his widow, Dr Joe Odumakin enjoined other activists to emulate the dead spokesperson of Adenifere.
According to the chairman of the coalition , Comrade Dayo Ogunlana who led the delegation posited that the vacuum created by the exit of Odumakin will be difficult to fill.
In his words” we are here to pay solidarity to our Amazon, Dr Joe Odumakin on the passage of our late leader and comrade, Yinka Odumakin. The deceased was a selfless leader who was passionate about development of Yoruba race and this nation as a whole. He was a patriotic Nigerian and who used all lawful means to advocate for good governance. He was always speaking truth to power. He was a great Yoruba son, whose place will be difficult to fill. We have come to admonish our sister to take solace in the fact that our brother lived a life worth emulating. “
In her reaction, Dr Joe Odumakin thanked the group for the solidarity visit and that such visit has been boosting her spirit and that truly her husband was selfless to a fault. She stated that the only thing to be done to the memory of her husband is to continue to agitate for a better society.
He disclosed that the group will be carried along in the plans towards giving the deceased a befitting burial.