The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has expressed sadness over the death of the spokesman of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin.
Keyamo in a post on Twitter noted that death of Yinka was a personal loss to him.
Naija News had earlier reported that the political activist and died on Saturday at age 56.
He died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital after a brief illness.
Reacting, Keyamo said, “Yinka’s death is a personal loss to me. Himself & the wife, Joe, have been my long-time friends & allies. I knew them separately before they met & got married.
“I just called the wife’s line & they’re still at the hospital. My deepest condolences to Josephine & the Odumakin family.”