Nigerian Ambassador To US, Prof Adebowale Adefuye Dies Of Heart Attack Few Days To End Of Tenure

4 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
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Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States, Prof Adebowale Adefuye is dead.
Adefuye, whose tenure as ambassador ends on August 31, 2015 died after suffering from an heart attack in a Washington, DC hospital.

Born in Ijebu-Igbo, in 1947, Adefuye received his First Degree in History at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in 1969, and in 1973 earned a Ph.D. in History there, with a dissertation on “The Political History of the Palwo, 1400-1911.” As a Fulbright scholar he studied at Columbia University, the University of North Florida and the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Adefuye was a one time ambassador to Jamaica, with concurrent accreditation to Haiti and Belize, a job he kept from 1987 to 1991. From 1991 to 1994, he served as Deputy High Commissioner at the Nigerian Embassy in London, U.K.,when he was hired by the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth of Nations) as Deputy Director of Strategic Planning.

After fourteen years with the Commonwealth, Adefuye took a job with the Economic Community of West African States, where he served as an Advisor from 2008 to 2010. He became the Nigerian Ambassador to the United States in 2010.

With his death coming just a few days to the end of his tenure, officials at the Nigerian embassy in the US had already planned a send-forth party for him, scheduled to hoold next week.


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-- beneno (m) at 28-08-2015 07:06AM
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eyaaaaah.RIP
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-- Blessed75 (m) at 28-08-2015 07:28AM
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RIP Sir
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-- temi_1 (f) at 28-08-2015 07:31AM
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Rip
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-- erhubeauty (f) at 28-08-2015 07:32AM
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RIP
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-- winace (f) at 28-08-2015 07:44AM
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Eyah. May his soul rest in peace.
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-- dickman2 (m) at 28-08-2015 07:48AM
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na buhari kill am
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-- proly (f) at 28-08-2015 07:50AM
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Rip
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-- segland (m) at 28-08-2015 07:57AM
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What a profile he's gat R.I.P
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-- ignis99 (m) at 28-08-2015 08:07AM
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RIP
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-- Camara77 (m) at 28-08-2015 08:28AM
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RIP
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-- ngfineface (f) at 28-08-2015 08:30AM
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May his soul rest in peace.
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-- angesco (f) at 28-08-2015 08:39AM
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May his soul rest in peace.
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-- stluke (m) at 28-08-2015 08:44AM
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Rip
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-- gogoman Online (m) at 28-08-2015 09:16AM
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RIP Ambassador
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-- eoadex2003 (m) at 28-08-2015 09:21AM
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Strange world, wicked world.
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-- Fashoney (m) at 28-08-2015 09:28AM
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A life well spent..RIP!
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-- elchymo (m) at 28-08-2015 10:13AM
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This is sad. RIP!
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-- chealseafc (m) at 28-08-2015 11:07AM
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RIP.
but why this heart attack no dey see these our stealing politicians sef?.
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-- jimtex777 (m) at 28-08-2015 11:14AM
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RIP
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