DIASPORA HEAT OF THE MOMENT INTERNATIONAL NEWS LATEST GIST SOCIETY GIST JUST IN: NIGERIA’S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES; SYLVANUS NSOFOR IS DEAD By Admin Posted on December 11, 2020 59 second read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin The death has been announced of Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States of America, Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor. In a report by ThisDay, 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. Nsofor graduated from London’s now-defunct Holborn College of Law in 1962.