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Gani Fawehinmi’s Eldest Son Mohammed Is Dead

Mohammed, the first son of the late human rights lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi, is dead.

He died on Wednesday after complaining of difficulty in breathing. He was rushed to a hospital in the Gbagada area of Lagos.

Mohammed was a 1991 graduate of Business Administration, University of Lagos (UNILAG).

The deceased also obtained an LLB degree from the University of Buckingham, England, and was called to Nigerian Bar in 1998.

Mohammed had over 20 years experience in the practice of law.

He was Director, Nigerian Law Publications Limited; Director, Books Industries Nigeria Limited, and Director, Gani Fawehinmi Library & Gallery Limited.

In 2003, he was involved in a car accident that affected his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair.

Until his death, Mohammed was a social crusader who commented regularly on national issues.

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