A foundation, Oluyinka Odumakin Foundation (OOF) has been setup by the wife of the former National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin in honour of her late husband.
This was made known in a statement issued by Okei-Odumakin on Thursday, as she explained that the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) had formally registered the foundation.
Okei-Odumakin, who is the President of the foundation, added that the foundation would undertake projects relating to the departed Afenifere spokesman, saying that it was to keep his ideals alive.
Below is the full statement:
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.