Covid-19 kills Chief Rotimi Williams' son, Ladi

Ladi Williams

Ladi Williams

Oladipupo, the son of Chief Rotimi Williams, popularly known as Ladi, has died from complications due to COVID-19.

Oladipupo, a legal luminary and senior advocate of Nigeria, passed away at about 3 am at St Nicholas isolation hospital.

Kunle, the son of Ladi, confirmed the development.

He said: “My father passed away this morning from COVID despite being double vaccinated with Oxford AstraZeneca.”

Ladi’s younger brother, Chief Kayode Rotimi-Williams, also confirmed the incident.

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“I just lost my elder brother, Chief Ladi Rotimi-Williams (aged 74+) to Coronavirus. He passed on at 3 am 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 (late Fredrick Rotimi) were the first father and son to become Senior Advocates of Nigeria.

He was the principal partner at Chief Ladi Rotimi-Williams Chambers (CLRWC), a Nigerian law firm based in Lagos.