NIGERIANS PAY TRIBUTE TO PROFESSOR PIUS ADESANMI
Mar 11, 2019 National 1981 By Afam Jude Offor
Pius Adesanmi, a well established and reowned colonmist was onboard the Ethiopian Airline plane en route kenyia from Ethiopia which crashed 10 minutes barely after take off yesterday sunday 10th march2019. Pius Adesanmi, a Nigerian Canadian Prof of English alongside another Nigerian Abiodun Bashua both retired Ambassadors of Nigeria were on their way to Nairobi for a CIDO/ECOSOCC meeting.
Before his demise Pius Adesanmi was on contract with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). He also taught at carleton University in Canada, where he was a towering figure in African and Post-Colonial scholarship. As described by the president and Vice Chancellor of the university '' Benoit-Antoine Bacon '' Pius Adesanmi has contributed a lot to the development of African Studies in the school.
Tributes continue to pour in for Adesanmi who is popular for his couragous, construtive and widely regarded columns as well as his passion for the development of Nigeria. Almost as if he knew of his death his last social media post on face book went up in the morning of saturday, March 9th 2019. it was a verse from the Bible : '' If i take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me and your right hand shall hold me - Psalm 139: 9-10 "