The family of the slain Master’s student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Timothy Adegoke, has hired human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN).
The request to hire the Senior Advocate of Nigeria was contained in a letter by the family dated February 3, 2022.
The letter was co-signed by the deceased’s father, Moses; his brother, Olugbade; and wife, Victoria.
The letter was titled: “Appointment as our family lawyer.”
It said in part: “We the family of Moses Adegoke have decided to appoint you as our family lawyer, to demand justice on our late son, Timothy Adegoke, who was murdered at Hilton Hotel and Resorts, Ile Ife.
“We have full confidence in your expertise and professionalism and hope to get justice on the case.”
In response, Falana said: “We have accepted the instructions of the bereaved Adegoke Family.
“We shall handle the case pro bono publico and ensure that justice is served.”