Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, Adebowale Adefuye, is dead. Adefuye, a former History professor died on Thursday August 27th, 2015 at an undisclosed hospital in Washington DC. Late Ambassador Adefuye was appointed the head of the Nigerian mission to the U.S. in 2010 by former President Goodluck Jonathan.
|Prof. A. Adefuye (1947-2015)|
He was born in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State in 1947. He was a graduate of the University of Ibadan where he bagged his first degree in 1969. He was also a Fulbright Scholar and embarked on further studies and research work at the Columbia University in New York, the University of North Florida, and the University of Florida in Gainesville.
|Adefuye explains a point during a recent visit by President Buhari to DC|
|Adefuye (L) at the White House|
Prior to his being named Nigeria’s ambassador to the US, he served as ambassador to Jamaica, and deputy high commissioner in the U.K.