2 Nigerians confirmed dead in Ethiopian air crash

Posted by News Express | 11 March 2019 | 1,575 times

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•Late Professor Pius Adesanmi

Two Nigerians are confirmed to be among the 157 passengers and crew that died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi that crashed today.

They are Professor Pius Adesanmi, who was carrying a Canadian passport.

The popular columnist and activist teaches at Carlton University in Canada.

The second person is Ambassador Abiodun Bashua of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He was carrying a UN passport.

The late Bashua was former UN and AU Deputy Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Sudan.

•Text (excluding headline) courtesy of The Nation.

 

 


Source: News Express

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