Nigeria’s Prof. Pius Adesanmi killed in Ethiopian airlines plane crash

By Editor on 10/03/2019

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Pius Adesanmi
Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi, popular Nigerian professor and columnist based in Canada, was on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed in the early hours of Sunday.

An Ethiopian Airlines flight between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, crashed, killing 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard Sunday morning. 

It has now emerged that Adesanmi, a native of Isanlu, in Yagba East Local Government area of Kogi State, was among the passengers.

Reports have it that family members of the deceased Canadian official has confirmed the sad development to newsmen.

Until his death, Adesanmi was a Professor of English at Carleton University

Posted 10/03/2019 8:28:20 PM

 

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