The Nigerian ambassador to the United States of America, Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor is dead.
Nsofor died on Thursday after a brief illness, at Maryland hospital, Washington DC, aged 85.
Nsofor, a retired justice of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal, assumed office as Nigeria’s ambassador to the US on November 13, 2017.
He succeeded Prof. Adebowale Adefuye, who died towards the end of his tenure as Nigeria’s ambassador to the US.
Nsofor graduated from the now defunct London’s Holborn College of Law in 1962.