As responses keep on trailing the passing of Justice Rasheed Fawehinmi, who died on Tuesday after a brief illness aged 83. Chief Segun Adegoke, a legal practitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, has added his voice to the rundown of the individuals who praised the late justice.
While speaking with The Hope Newspaper, Chief Adegoke said he was stunned and left in a dismal state over the news, portraying the late Justice Fawehinmi as a Philosopher, an instructor, valiant, smart, and savvy Judge who was first among equivalents in the information of law.
He recognized the late Jurist’s splendor while in the administration, expressing that the majority of his judgements and decisions were never over turned.
He commended the late Fawehinmi for lance heading the foundation of a library in Ondo city. His words: “In light of his adoration for training and procurement of learning and his sympathy toward mental advancement of people, he established a library which is the first of its kind in Ondo city and Nigeria when all is said in done, on the grounds that as around then, no individual considered it fit to build up an open library. He named the library after his distinguished father, Tugbobo Fawehinmi”
On the commitments of the late Justice Fawehinmi to the advancement of the Judiciary in Ondo State, Chief Adegoke said his commitments would stay permanent in the brains of legal counselors, as well as individuals. Chief Adegoke also added that the demise of Justice Fawehinmi would create a major vacuum that would be hard to fill.