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12 March 2019

Nigeria: More Tears, Encomiums for Adesanmi

The gloom that traversed the social media space on Sunday afternoon was yet to fade away yesterday as Nigerians and citizens of the world reacted to the death of Prof. Pius Adesanmi, one of the 157 onboard the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737MAX that crashed close to the Addis Ababa airport.

A professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, Adesanmi was on his way to a meeting of the African Union’s Economic, Social, and Cultural Council in Nairobi. He lived with his family in Canada and held a Canadian passport.

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