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