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4 years after his death, remembering some of Amb Ade Adefuye’s iconic moments in pictures.

This week marks four years since the death of the great Ambassador Adebowale Adefuye. Adefuye died in Washington, DC on August 27, 2015. News of the Historian and diplomat left many all over the world shocked and heartbroken. Tributes quickly started pouring in from his family, government, fellow diplomats, friends who called him a “national treasure.”


Adefuye was the leader of the African Ambassadors in Washington. At an event of African Ambassadors.


With President Obama at the Oval Office, White House



Amb Adefuye and former US Envoy to Nigeria, Amb Renee Sanders



Amb Adefuye speaking at en event organized by the Per Second News in partnership with the Nigerian government and CSIS.



Receiving Former president Jonathan at the Embassy of Nigeria, Washington, DC



Amb Adefuye at an event in DC


Per Second News publisher, Femi Soneye, introducing Nigeria’s Senate President, with Amb Adefuye and Amb Archibong standing


With his counterpart from the US at a global event in DC




Adeboye with Military personel and wives at the embassy of Nigeria.


Amb at an event


Adefuye at an event in DC



Amb Adefuye and wife recieving Senate President David Mark in his office at the embassy of Nigeria.



During President Buhari’s first official trip to Washington in 2015, with some state governors



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