Nigerian Ambassador to the US, Justice Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor, is dead.

The Nigerian envoy died in a Maryland hospital yesterday night December 10.

He was 85 years old.

Late Nsofor assumed office as Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States of America on November 13, 2017.

It was his first ambassadorial posting, after his retirement from the Court of Appeal.

The late Nsofor was born on March 17, 1935, in Oguta, Imo State, Nigeria.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.