According to reports reaching Oyogist.com, Mohammed Fawehinmi, the eldest son of late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, is dead.
Oyogist gathered he complained of difficulty in breathing on Wednesday morning, and was rushed to General Hospital in the Gbagada area of Lagos State where he was confirme dead later in the day.
Mohammed, who was also lawyer like his father, died at the age of 52.
An official report hasn’t been put up by his family but it was learned that the reason for that was because the sad news haven’t been delivered to Mohammed’s mother yet because they fear it might worsen her own sickness.
Mohammed, a graduate of Business Administration of the University of Lagos (1991), obtained an LLB degree from the University of Buckingham, England, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1998.
In 2003, he was involved in a car accident that affected his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair.
Until his death, Fawehinmi was Head, Mohammed Fawehinmi’s Chambers, Director, Nigerian Law Publications Limited, Director, Books Industries Nigeria Limited and Director, Gani Fawehinmi Library & Gallery Limited and also a a social crusader who commented regularly on issues of human rights violation and the rule of law.