Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu, has lamented the passing of the first child of late legal luminary and human rights activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, Mohammed, who died at the age of 52.
The condolence message of the business mogul was contained in a statement on Wednesday by his Media Office.
Describing the late Mohammed Fawehinmi as a cerebral lawyer and upright human rights activist, the former Governor condoled with the government and people of Ondo State over the sad loss.
While praying to God to grant the deceased eternal rest, Kalu urged the Fawehinmi family to be comforted in the remarkable life Mohammed lived.
He said: “The death of the eldest child of late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, Mohammed, is shocking and painful.
“The younger Fawehinmi in his life time played noble roles in advancing the cause of the people.
“He was successful in his profession and humanitarian gestures.
“The deceased left behind good legacies worthy of emulation.”
Kalu prayed for the repose of the soul of Mohammed Fawehinmi.