Nigeria Looses Ambassador to the US, Prof. Adefuye

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Nigeria’s Ambassador and Head of Missions in the United States of America, Prof. Ade Adefuye is dead. He died on Thursday in a hospital in Washington, DC according to report.

Since March 2010, Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye a former history professor has been the ambassador from Nigeria to the United States, who has helped persuade the U.S. to remove this country from the government’s “country of interest” terrorism watch list.

Nigeria was placed on the list following the December 25, 2009, incident when Nigerian national Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines flight headed from Amsterdam to Detroit.

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