Mohammed Fawehinmi buried in Ondo

Mohammed Fawehinmi

Mohammed Fawehinmi, son of the late lawyer and rights activist Gani Fawehinmi, has been buried at his hometown, Ondo Town, in Ondo State.

Funeral attendees include former governor of Ondo State Olusegun Mimiko and national chairman of the National Conscience Party Tanko Yinusa among others.

Members of the civil society also graced the funeral which was held on Friday.

The funeral was streamed live for those who could not attend in person.

Officiating minister of the day Prophet Stephen Robert described the deceased as a man who often fought for the course of justice during his lifetime.

He added that his death was a necessary end for every human.

A service of songs and night of tributes was held on Wednesday at Archbishop Vining Memorial Cathedral Church, GRA, Lagos.

An outing service will be held at the same church on Sunday.

Mohammed, who was Fawehinmi’s first son, died of COVID-19-related complications on August 11.

The 52-year-old spent 18 years in a wheelchair following a horrific accident in 2003.