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Mohammed Fawehinmi Biography, Age, Cause of Death

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Mohammed Fawehinmi Biography

Mohammed Fawehinmi Biography

Mohammed Fawehinmi was the son of Nigerian Human Rights Activist, Legal Luminary and Lawyer Gani Fawehinmi. He passed away in August 2021. He died aged 52.

Mohammed Fawehinmi was born on February 21st 1969. His father was a well known lawyer who helped to fight for the downtrodden and oppressed masses in Nigeria at the height of the military rule in Nigeria.

Mohammed Fawehinmi Biography
NameMohammed Fawehinmi
Date of BirthFebruary 21st 1969
FatherGani Fawehinmi
Date of Death11 August 2021
Age52 years (2021)
GenderMale
OccupationLawyer
EducationUniversity of Buckingham

Mohammed Fawehinmi Education

He attended Kotun Memorial School in Surulere, Lagos, for primary school and Federal Government College in Sokoto for high school.
In 1991, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Lagos.
He graduated from the University of Buckingham in England with a law degree and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1998.

Mohammed Fawehinmi Career

Fawehinmi was the head of Mohammed Fawehinmi’s Chambers, the director of Nigerian Law Publications Limited, the director of Books Industries Nigeria Limited, and the director of Gani Fawehinmi Library & Gallery Limited until his death.

Mohammed was confined to a wheelchair after a single automobile accident on his way home from his father’s legal practice on September 23, 2003.

Mohammed Fawehinmi Biography

Mohammed Fawehinmi Death/Cause of Death

How did Mohammed Fawehinmi die? On Wednesday morning, Fawehinmi complained of respiratory problems and was brought to an unidentified hospital. He died not long after. Top lawyer Festus Keyamo confirmed his death.

Mohammed Fawehinmi Father – Gani Fawehinmi

Chief Abdul-Ganiyu “Gani” Oyesola Fawehinmi, GCON, SAN was a Nigerian novelist, publisher, philanthropist, social critic, human and civil rights lawyer, and politician who lived from April 22, 1938, until September 5, 2009.

Fawehinmi, often known as Gani, was born on April 22, 1938, in Ondo, Nigeria, to Saheed and Munirat Fawehinmi. His father, Seriki Musulumi of Ondo, Chief Saheed Tugbobo Fawehinmi, was a successful wood trader, philanthropist, civic leader, and Yoruba muslim chieftain. He was said to be a devotee of Ajao, the man responsible for bringing Islam to Ondo City in southwestern Nigeria. At the age of 89, Chief Saheed Tugbobo Fawehinmi died on February 5, 1963.

Mohammed Fawehinmi Biography

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