Ambassador Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor, the Nigerian Ambassador to the United States is dead at 85.
He was reported to have died on Thursday, even though no official statement has been issued on the development.
According to This Day report, competent sources confirmed his death.
The late Ambassador was a retired justice of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal and assumed office as Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States on November 13, 2017.
The envoy succeeded Prof. Adebowale Adefuye, who also died towards the end of his tenure as Nigeria’s ambassador to US.
Born on March 17, 1935, in Oguta, Imo State, 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.