The family of late Gani Fawehinmi has revealed that Mohammed eldest son of the luminary icon died from COVID19-19 complications.
The family of late Mohammed Fawehinmi on Thursday, August 19, confirmed this During a media briefing.
The younger brother of the deceased, Saheed, who spoke on behalf of the family; said that the family could not immediately disclose the cause of the death; because they wanted the information to be based on factual medical details.
“Today, however, we are in a position to inform you that our dear brother died from COVID-19-related complications.
“Arising from this, we want to urge all Nigerians to take necessary precautions to avoid being infected by the deadly disease; including, but not limited to taking the required doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
“The public should ensure the wearing of face masks; regular hand sanitising; hand washing with soap; and maintaining social distancing amidst a crowd,” he said.
Saheed, urged the government to widen public enlightenment on the deadly disease; so that many Nigerians; especially those whose immune systems could easily be compromised; because of underlying illnesses, could be more careful.
He, however, urged Federal and state governments to invest more in healthcare; urging the government to do all that was necessary to end the ongoing strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors.
Saheed, informed that internment would take place on Friday, August 27, at the Gani Fawehinmi family compound in Ondo, Ondo State, after a brief funeral service.