Naija News had earlier reported that Odumakin died on Saturday morning in the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.
Senator Melaye in a post on Twitter, said it is sad that good people often die while the ‘tormentors’ live.
“Egbon Yinka as l fondly call you. So you are truly gone!!! We lost a great voice and true Odua. What an empty world we have here.
“So sad that good people die while their tormentors are still living. Good night egbon Yinka. Aluta continua… SDM”, he tweeted.
In a related development, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Afenifere spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin on Saturday.
The President in a condolence message signed by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, described the late Odumakin as a dutiful person