Prominent legal luminary and senior advocate of Nigeria, Oladipupo Williams, is dead.
The deceased, who was the first son of Chief Fredrick Rotimi Williams, reportedly died of COVID-19 complication.
According to Kunle, his son, Chief Ladi passed away at about 3am at St Nicholas isolation hospital from COVID-19 complications. despite being vaccinated.
“My father passed away this morning from COVID despite being double vaccinated with Oxford AstraZeneca,” Kunle said on his Facebook page.
He was 74-years-old.
His death was also confirmed by his younger brother, Chief Kayode Rotimi-Williams.
“I just lost my elder brother, Chief Ladi Rotimi Williams (aged 74+) to Coronavirus. He passed on at 3am this morning,” he said.
Ladi was called to the Nigerian bar about 48 years ago and became a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 1995.
Ladi and his father (the late FRA Williams) were the first father and son to become Senior Advocates of Nigeria.