Ladi Williams, SAN, eldest son of legal icon, late Rotimi Williams, SAN, has died of
COVID-19 complications at age 74.
According to his son, Kunle, the legal luminary was fully vaccinated with the Oxford
“My father passed away this morning from COVID despite being double vaccinated
with Oxford AstraZeneca”, Kunle reportedly said in a post on his Facebook page.
Also confirming the death, Ladi’s 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 3 a.m. this morning.”
Until his death, Ladi was the principal/ founding partner of Chief Ladi Rotimi-
President Muhammadu Buhari also condoled with the family of the late Chief Rotimi
Williams over the passing of their eldest son, Chief Ladi Williams, SAN.
President Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief
Femi Adesina, said that the late Ladi Williams left many in shock, particularly his
close friends and professional colleagues.
The President said the legal luminary, whose passion for jurisprudence and national
development will be sorely missed.