By Andah John
One of Nigeria’s legal luminaries and a renowned constitutional lawyer, Deji Sasegbon (SAN), is dead, a family source has informed Concise News.
Sasegbon, 63, died in the early hours of Saturday at a Lagos hospital after illness.
The legal icon is well known for his landmark works like the Nigerian Supreme Court Cases and the legal desk book.
He also significantly contributed to the enactment of the companies and allied matters law and practice.
Sasegbon graduated from the University of Ife Now Obafemi Awolowo University in 1979 where he studied law, and was called to the bar in 1980.
He made his mark as a prosecutor after spending almost a decade at the ministry of justice.
He then left the ministry in 1986 to establish both dsc Publisher and his ultra-modern law firm, Deji Sasegbon & Company.
Sasegbon is believed to have made valuable contributions to the legal profession through dsc Publications.
He was said to have authored books and reference materials for the profession, which, according to legal professionals, have made the legal practice much more easier and rosier.