The African Action Congress (AAC) has prolonged its “heartfelt condolences” to the household of the late revolutionary and human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, on the demise of their son, Mr Mohammed Fawehinmi.
Mohammed, the primary little one of the late authorized luminary, died on Wednesday in an undisclosed hospital after complaining of getting problem respiration.
He was 52.
An announcement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the AAC, Femi Adeyeye, on Wednesday, described Mohammed as a “brilliant lawyer with over 20 years of experience who carried on his late father’s legacy”.
2. The African Action Congress (AAC) @aacparty extends its heartfelt condolences to the household of late revolutionary and human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, on the demise of their son, Mr Mohammed Fawehinmi, ESQ.
— African Action Congress #AAC (@aacparty) August 12, 2021
It additionally famous that Mohammed shall be drastically missed.
It stated, “He was the Publisher of the Nigerian Law Publications Limited as well as the Director of the Gani Fawehinmi Library and Gallery Ltd; organisations that serve as some of the powerful repositories of law, human rights, policy and development materials in the country and by extension, Africa.
“One may also not overemphasise the efficacy of his advocacy and interventions, no matter how knotty the problems had been in our polity. He shall be drastically missed.
“The AAC sympathises with the family and the very large community of oppressed masses, over this irreplaceable loss, even as the party continues to emphasise the need for the liberation of all oppressed Nigerians- the trademark of Mohammed Fawehinmi during his lifetime, just like his Father.
“May his mild soul relaxation in good peace.”
Mohammed was a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Lagos.
He obtained an LLB diploma from the University of Buckingham, England, and was referred to as to the Nigerian Bar in 1998.
Until his dying, he was the top, Mohammed Fawehinmi’s Chambers; Director, Nigerian Law Publications Limited; Director, Books Industries Nigeria Limited, and Director, Gani Fawehinmi Library & Gallery Limited.