Madam Alice Odumakin, the mother of the late National Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin, has died at the age of 93.

Yinka Odumakin's mother on wheel chair
Mr. Ayo Odumakin, Mama Alice Odumakin, DrJoe Okei Odumakin, Pastor Jacob Odumakin and wife Mrs Tejumade Odumakin at the burial of Pa Ezekiel Odumakin, November 11, 2022, Ipetumodu, Osun State.

According to a short statement titled: ‘Odumakin: Heavens gain a third angel,’ a copy of which was made available to newsmen by Yinka’s wife, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, the matriarch died on Wednesday morning in Ikorodu, Lagos around 10.15am.

It revealed that Yinka’s mother never recovered from the death of her son and husband till she gave up the ghost.

Okei-Odumakin, however, said the family would soon make available further information on the passing of the matriarch.

The statement read:

“The matriarch of the Odumakin family, Madam Alice Odumakin has passed on”

“Yinka Odumakin’s mother passed on this morning in Ikorodu, Lagos at about 10.15 a.m. at 93”

“Madam Alice Odumakin never recovered from the transition of her son and husband”.

It would be recalled that Yinka Odumakin died in early April 2021 of COVID-19-related ailments.

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