Ladi Williams dies of COVID-19 complications -Son

Oladipupo Williams, first child of the late Rotimi Williams, is dead.

Both Oladipupo, or, Ladi, and late dad Frederick Rotimi Williams, were Senior Advocates of Nigeria.

According to a Facebook post by his son, Kunle, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria died early Sunday from complications of COVID-19. He was 74.

“My father passed away this morning from COVID despite being double vaccinated with Oxford AstraZeneca,” Kunle said on his Facebook page.

Chief Ladi’s death was also confirmed by his younger brother, Chief Kayode Rotimi-Williams, Vanguard reports.

The president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olumide Akpata, has expressed his sadness over the death of Ladi. In a telephone interview with Nigerian Tribune, Akpata described the deceased’s death as a personal loss to him and his family.

“I am totally devastated by the news. Chief Williams was a big brother and mentor to many of us. I wish the family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss,” the NBA president said.

Mr. Williamsi was called to the Nigerian bar about 48 years ago and he became a SAN in 1995.

He was a principal partner at the Chief Ladi Rotimi-Williams Chambers (CLRWC), a Nigerian law firm based in Lagos.

He founded the law firm to provide a variety of high quality legal services to individuals, private corporations and public sector organisations.

The senior lawyer was regarded as one of the top 100 senior advocates in the country with expertise in litigation and commercial law.

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