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Sylvanus Nsofor: Nigeria’s Ambassador To U.S Dies At 85

Sylvanus Nsofor: Nigerian Ambassador To U.S Dies At 85
Sylvanus Nsofor: Nigerian Ambassador To U.S Dies At 85(Photo: www.nigeriaembassyusa.org)

The Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, Sylvanus Nsofor, is dead. He died on Thursday night at 85.

A retired justice of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal, Sylvanus Nsofor assumed office as Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States on November 13, 2017.

The envoy succeeded Prof. Adebowale Adefuye, who died towards the end of his tenure as Nigeria’s ambassador to US.

Born on March 17, 1935, in Oguta, Imo State, Sylvanus Nsofor graduated from London’s now-defunct Holborn College of Law in 1962. He also bagged an LL.M from the London School of Economics in 1964.

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