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Gani bought own casket six years ago – Son

Just as the funeral rites of the late legal luminary and human rights activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) who died last Saturday, began yesterday at his Ikeja, Lagos residence, his eldest son, Mohammed told Vanguard exclusively among others, that the man known as the Senior Advocate of the Masses, SAM, bought his own casket about six years ago, even before he was diagnosed of cancer of the lungs, which eventually led to his death.

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Gani for burial Sept. 15

“He was a true image of Nigerian unity; a pillar for the poor and a voice that spoke against the enemies of the people – the oppressors and the corrupt. It is a known fact that Chief Gani has played the most significant role in the development of modern law in Nigeria from his law reports to the uncountable cases that he handled through our court systems, most of which were substantially pro bono and the country will forever remain grateful for such a monumental role he played.

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Fashola, Fasehun, hundreds of sypathisers visit Gani’s home

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, former ministers, human rights activists were among hundreds of sympathisers who throng the home of the  late human rights activist, Chief Gani Fawehimi, to commiserate with the family. The late legal luminary died in the early hours of today in  Lagos. Some of the sympathisers at Gani’s home were;
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CBN to print more Naira, declares Sanusi

Addressing newsmen at the end of the 210th Monetary Policy Committee,MPC, meeting of the bank, Sanusi who stressed that CBN does not require any appropriation by the National Assembly for it to lend money to the banks as part of its statutory responsibilities, said as the lender of last resort, what it did was to create money in line with CBN Act which gave it the power to create and lend money “whenever the situation arises.”

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