Concern mounts over depleting ranks of activists
By John Eche
Concern is mounting across Nigeria over the depleting ranks of radical, political and civil society activists, The Difference can report.
This is coming on the heels of the passage at the weekend of the spokesman of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin and the immediate past West Africa Director of Ford Foundation, Innocent Chukwuma.
While Odumakin reportedly succumbed to respiratory complications after earlier surviving a COVID-19 scare, Chukwuma’s cause of death is being associated with blood cancer.
Both were reportedly in their mid-50s.
Remarked the lawyer and former Chair of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Anselm Odinkalu: