Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor, the Nigerian ambassador to the United States of America, is dead.
Nsofor died at the age of 85 on Thursday at Maryland Hospital, Washington DC.
On November 13, 2017, Nsofor, a former justice of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal, took office as Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States.
He succeeded Prof. Adebowale Adefuye, who died as Nigeria’s ambassador to the US at the end of his term.
In 1962, Nsofor graduated from the now-defunct Holborn College of Law in London.