Nigeria confirms death of envoy to US

Abuja, Aug 28 (IANS) Nigeria on Friday confirmed the death of Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye, ambassador of the West African country to the US, media reported.

In a terse statement, the ministry of foreign affairs said the sad event occurred in a hospital in the US on Thursday, but did not state clearly the cause of his death, Xinhua reported.

Adefuye, 68, was in 2010 appointed Nigeria’s envoy to the US by former Nigerian leader Goodluck Jonathan. He was recalled to Nigeria after President Muhammadu Buhari took office in May and was waiting to hand over to a new ambassador when he suddenly died Thursday.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here