Keeping an untainted legacy alive!
The Nigerian nation was hit with a devastating blow on April 2nd 2021 following the death of revered human rights activists and ex-spokesperson of Afenifere, comrade Yinka Odumakin.
A selfless man who lived his life passionately for others, fighting for the principles of justice, fairness and accountability, he passed on at the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital where he was being managed for respiratory issues due to complications from COVID-19.
The activist was laid to rest April 24 in his home state of Osun State. He left behind his widow, activist Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin who in commitment to honouring his memory has set up the Oluyinka Odumakin Foundation (OOF), serving as President.
Taking to her Instagram page to officially announce the launch of the foundation, Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin posted an official statement which read:
Oluyinka Odumakin Foundation (OOF) comes alive.
Comrade Yinka Odumakin stepped into immortality as the CAC formally registered the OLUYINKA ODUMAKIN FOUNDATION (OOF).
The widow and President of the Foundation, Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin, said the purpose of the Foundation is to honour Yinka’s memory by keeping his ideals alive.
Dr. Okei Odumakin added that the Foundation will undertake projects relating to the departed Afenifere spokesman and ward against attempts which might have the dubious motives of tarnishing his memory.
Among other eminent personalities on the Board of Trustees (BOT) is Dr. Tokunbo Awolowo – Dosunmu, who is the Chairman of the Board.
Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin said the public should look forward to more information about the Foundation, which is projected to function effectively at the crossroads where Nigeria currently finds itself by offering effective solutions to nagging problems.
Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin
Keep resting in power.