Nigeria, April 23 -- The Osun State Government has received the remains of the ex-spokesperson of the Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin.

Mr Odumakin died of COVID-19 complications on April 3, 2021.

His body arrived at Asejire, in Osun around 2:30 p.m. where he was transported to his hometown, Moro, Ife north, local government area of the state.

He described Mr Odumakin as "one of the finest human rights leaders in Nigeria".

"His loss is a great loss to the nation generally. The Governor has asked us to receive him into the state and escort his body to his final resting place.

Presenting the corpse of her husband, Joe Okei-Odumakin, said she is happy that Mr Odumakin's "legacy lives on."

"Here is Yinka's corp...