Posted On: Sun 10 Mar 2019 By TCR NEWS
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.
TopClass Reporters reported earlier today being Sunday that an Ethiopian Airlines flight between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, crashed, killing 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard.
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