Chief Ladi Rotimi-Williams, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has died of coronavirus despite him being double vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca.
The legal luminary’s death was announced by his son through a post on his Facebook page.
According to the son, Kunle, his father died in the early hours of Sunday.
In the post, Kunle said; “My father passed away this morning from COVID despite being double vaccinated with Oxford AstraZeneca”.
Also confirming the death, his younger brother, Chief Kayode Rotimi-Williams, said; “I just lost my elder brother, Chief Ladi Rotimi-Williams (aged 74+) to Coronavirus. He passed on at 3am 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.